Leslie Gervasio

Director of Public Affairs

Director of Public Affairs


Leslie Gervasio serves as the Director of Public Affairs or the PA Chamber of Business and Industry. In her role, she is responsible for promoting the Chamber’s pro-business, pro-jobs message via external communications and media relations.

Most recently, she spent nine years with a local government association as the director of public affairs and managing editor of the association magazine.

Her prior experience includes serving in the Rendell administration in the Office of Public Liaison. She also served as press secretary for the PA Department of Community and Economic Development and a project manager in the PA House of Representatives. Upon graduation, she was a newspaper reporter in western PA.

Gervasio earned a bachelor of science in communication and a bachelor of arts in Spanish from Clarion University of PA. She earned a Certificate in Association Management from the American Society of Association Executives in 2014.

She is the volunteer Marketing Director for the National Association of Government Communicators and the Special Events Committee Lead for the PA Public Relations Society.