Ep 17: Gene Barr | President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business Industry
Barr has more than 40 years of experience in politics, government affairs, and business operations including work with BP America, Associated Petroleum Industries of PA, and the law firm of McNees Wallace & Nurick. He is a member of the boards of both the US Chamber and Council of State Chambers, the board of the United Way of the Capital Region, a board member and past chair of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg and a number of other groups. He also co-chairs the Keystone Workforce Command Center at the request of Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf. Barr has previously been named “The Most Effective Association Lobbyist” in the Commonwealth in a poll conducted by Pennsylvania Legislative Services and was also included in the Pennlive/Patriot News list of the 17 most influential people in Pennsylvania politics in 2017.