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Patrick Gnazzo, Principal

Experience in the areas of corporate
ethics and compliance for domestic and international business


Patrick J. Gnazzo was most recently the senior vice president and general manager of CA’s Public Sector business. In this position, Pat headed up all operations for CA’s Federal, State and Local government business, including management, administration, and regulatory matters, as well as government relations.

Previously, Pat was senior vice president, business practices, and chief compliance officer at CA, responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive compliance and ethics program. In 2007, Pat was also named CA’s Chief Risk Officer. He also oversaw government regulatory compliance and the establishment of a records and information management program.

Prior to joining CA in 2005, Pat served as chief compliance officer at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) for ten years. As vice president for business practices at UTC, Pat managed more than 260 business practices officers worldwide who supported the implementation of the company’s ethics and compliance programs for all of its 200,000 employees in 180 countries. 

Pat held several other significant positions at UTC, including vice president for contracts and deputy general counsel at Pratt & Whitney; vice president and government liaison in Washington, D.C.; president of United Technologies International; vice president and litigation counsel; and vice president for government contracts and compliance. 

Pat joined UTC in 1981, from the U.S. Navy’s Office of the General Counsel. Pat’s last position in the Navy was associate general counsel, chief trial attorney and director of the U.S. Department of the Navy’s litigation division.

Pat is an Executive Fellow at Bentley College's Center for Business Ethics, a member of the Procurement Round Table and on the Board of Advisors of the National Contract Management Association.  He also served on the board of directors of the Ethics Resource Center, on the board of directors of the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association and as Chairman of the Defense Industry Initiative working group.  He is a frequent lecturer on ethics and compliance."