Jason Pizatella

Jason Pizatella

  • Title: Chief Executive Officer
  • Company: Contractors Association of West Virginia

Jason Pizatella is the Chief Executive Officer of the Contractors Association of West Virginia. Mr. Pizatella is only the sixth person to lead the association since its founding in 1923.

A native of Fairmont and a graduate of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University College of Law, Mr. Pizatella practiced law with Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, before joining CAWV on October 3, 2022. He previously served in numerous leadership roles during the administrations of Governors Joe Manchin III, Earl Ray Tomblin, and Jim Justice, including two stints as the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff.

Mr. Pizatella began his career in private legal practice before joining state government in 2010, where, over a tenure spanning almost seven years, he also held the positions of Deputy State Tax Commissioner, Acting Secretary of the Department of Revenue, and Acting Secretary of the Department of Administration.

Pizatella is a graduate of Leadership West Virginia and the Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellowship program, one of the country's premier leadership development programs for state government officials.

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