Joe Rossi serves as Managing Director of Park Strategies, focusing on state and local government relations, business development, relationship management and strategic planning. Joe has gained experience working in organized labor, the public sector, and the private sector, which provide a unique perspective for clients.
Before joining Park Strategies, Mr. Rossi served as a Senior Business Advisor with Empire Advocates LLC, a subsidiary of Hiscock & Barclay LLP. He also served as Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Prior to that, he served as Political Director of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United.
Mr. Rossi is based in Syracuse and Albany, providing a strong presence for Park Strategies in Central New York and the Capital District. Mr. Rossi is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland. He serves on the Advisory Committee of Thursday Morning Roundtable at University College at Syracuse University, as well as the Central New York Political Leadership Institute. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors of Mercy Works.
He and his wife started an annual dinner in 2006 in memory of Mr. Rossi's parents, Dominic and Patricia, which benefits the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In 2012, Mr. Rossi was chosen to serve on the Platform Committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. In 2013, Mr. Rossi was selected by City & State Magazine as one of the "40 under 40" Rising Stars, Albany's Next Generation of Political Leaders.
Mr. Rossi lives in North Syracuse with his wife, Amy, and their three children.