David Ehrenwerth Named Regional Administrator of GSA Mid-Atlantic Region
GSA # 10678
June 21, 2010
Contact: Caren Auchman, (202) 525-8165
WASHINGTON — GSA announced the appointment of David Ehrenwerth to serve as the Regional Administrator of GSA’s Mid-Atlantic Region.
As the Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator, Ehrenwerth will oversee GSA operations in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, including management of federal real estate and information technology. He will be responsible for an inventory of more than 750 government-owned or leased buildings and 1,000 employees.
"David Ehrenwerth will be a tremendous addition to the GSA leadership team as we work to create a greener, more efficient, more cost-effective, more open, and more responsible government for the American people," said Martha N. Johnson, Administrator of General Services. "His commitment to public service and his experience in real estate and urban development will be invaluable to GSA as we pursue this effort in the Mid-Atlantic Region."
Ehrenwerth has practiced law in Pittsburgh for more than 35 years, with a focus on real estate and urban redevelopment projects. He is also active in tri-state area nonprofit and civic organizations. He has served as chairman of the board of Montefiore Hospital; member of the executive committee of the Riverview Center for the Aged; and member of the board of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, Presbyterian University Hospital, and the Pennsylvania Board of Vocational Rehabilitation.
He has also been a leader in Pennsylvania government and politics, as Assistant Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 1972 to 1974, adviser to numerous candidates and elected officials, and as co-chair of the Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy at the University of Pittsburgh.
Ehrenwerth comes to GSA from K&L Gates LLP, where he was managing partner of the Pittsburgh office. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.
GSA provides a centralized delivery system of products and services to the federal government, leveraging its enormous buying power to get the best value for taxpayers.
Founded in 1949, GSA manages more than 11 percent of the government’s total procurement dollars and $30 billion in federal assets, including 8,600 government-owned or leased buildings and 213,000 vehicles.
- GSA helps preserve our past and define our future, as a steward of more than 480 historic properties, and as manager of USA.gov, the official portal to federal government information and services.
GSA’s mission to provide superior workplaces, expert technology solutions, acquisition services, purchasing and E-Gov travel solutions and management policies, at best value, allows federal agencies to focus on their core missions.