W.L. Mellon Speaker: David Morehouse
David Morehouse, chief executive officer and president of the Pittsburgh Penguins, will present as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series in spring 2017.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.
David Morehouse is chief executive officer and president of the Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins, overseeing all aspects of the team’s operation.
Morehouse joined the team as consultant on the new arena project in 2004 and was named team president in April 2007. He was given the additional responsibilities of chief executive officer in August 2010. Morehouse also was a driving force behind the new UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, which opened in August 2015.
The Penguins have become one of the NHL’s strongest business entities during his tenure. Under his leadership, the Penguins have reshaped their strategic vision with an emphasis on branding, fan relations, community interaction, corporate outreach and cutting-edge technology.
Morehouse joined the Penguins following a career in national politics that included stints at the White House, Pentagon and on Capitol Hill – as well as key roles in two presidential campaigns. He attended the Community College of Allegheny County and Duquesne University and received a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.