Neal Lesher

Director, Government Affairs


Neal Lesher joined the PA Chamber as a Government Affairs Director in October of 2022.

Prior to joining the PA Chamber, Lesher served in senior leadership positions with the state House of Representatives, including serving as Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House and as the Director of Policy and Communications for the Appropriations Committee Chairman.  He also has executive branch experience, serving as the Legislative Director for the Governor’s Budget Office under the Corbett Administration.  Lesher also worked for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) as their Legislative Director.

Lesher has lived his whole life in central Pennsylvania and graduated from Susquehanna University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.