Patricia Raffaele - Chief Relationship Officer

Pat joined Healthcare Council in 1990 as manager of Public Affairs. She was promoted to vice president, Advocacy and Communications, served as vice president, Professional Services, and now holds the title of Chief Relationship Officer.

Prior to joining Healthcare Council, she worked at Indiana Regional Medical Center. She also worked as a journalist for local and national publications.

Pat serves as the strategic communicator for the organization and assists in leading advocacy-related initiatives. She is responsible for Healthcare Council’s HR surveys, business development initiatives, Allied Membership, and the sponsorship programs.

A graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh, Pat currently serves as the chair of the board of directors of the Consumer Health Coalition and as a member of the Advisory Council of Standing Firm, among others.

Pat earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism with minors in political science and business administration and a Master of Arts in corporate communications from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.