Garry Pezzano

Q: What is your favorite hobby?

A: One of my favorite pastimes is reading, particularly historic novels, memoirs, and biographies. I’m fascinated by the decisions people make and how they live their lives.

Q: If you had to pick a new name for yourself, what name would you pick?

A: Well, when my kids were teens they nicknamed me G-Force, so I think I’d stick with that name.

Q: What is your favorite day of the week and why?

A: Friday is my favorite day of the week because it brings with it not only the satisfaction of a good week’s work, but also the anticipation of a fun weekend ahead. In addition, I often enjoy kicking off the weekend with a Friday evening Manhattan.

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: The Dalai Lama said, "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."

Q: If you could be any superhero, which one would you be? Why?

A: I would want to be Rewind. Whenever something bad happens, I’d stop and rewind it to alter it from happening.

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: My favorite book is "The Science of the Mind," by Ernest Holmes. It's a fascinating read that examines how people can change their lives using a philosophy of religion and psychology. This is one book that I often refer back to.


President & CEO since 2022

As president and CEO of LeadingAge PA, Garry Pezzano is instrumental to our success as a trusted principal and advocate in aging services. He ensures that LeadingAge PA's work on behalf of our members not only promotes a healthy vision of senior services, but also influences a positive change for quality, affordable, and ethical care for Pennsylvania's seniors.

Prior to joining LeadingAge PA, Pezzano established himself as a nationally recognized thought leader in post-acute care with a career that spanned more than 30 years leading strategic change and enhancing clinical effectiveness for Genesis Healthcare.