Strategic Partnerships Inc. (SPI) Consultant Pat DiGiovanni has an impressive history for service as an executive in municipal government. Pat served as deputy city manager of the city of San Antonio. In this role, he was responsible for oversight, at one time or another, of almost every city department. He also negotiated numerous real estate and economic transactions that positioned the city for growth, and he worked on development agreements that brought hundreds of jobs to city’s urban core.
Before moving to San Antonio, Pat was the city manager of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and held several other executive positions over his 35-year career.
Pat also has nonprofit experience as president and chief executive officer of Centro San Antonio where he established the 501(c)3 corporation as a key partner with the public and private sector. He led the restructuring and rebranding of Centro, developed a long-range plan for the organization, and collaborated with the board on multiple initiatives to partner with the city, county, and other public sector entities.
Currently, Pat serves on the board of the San Antonio ISD Foundation where he is chair of the Strategic Initiatives Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh.