Rich Overmoyer

President & CEO

Rich founded Fourth Economy in 2010 and since then has been leading the charge to help clients translate complex ideas and data into solutions for their communities. He is creative, thoughtful, and entrepreneurial, and uses his own experiences as a guide in his work to connect people who share similar ideas and values. He strongly believes in honesty, respect, and in creating true partnerships with clients. In his spare time he’s a pinball whiz and believes in the power of craft beer to create stronger communities.

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University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA
M.A., Public Policy and Management

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
B.A., Political Science and English Writing


GSP Consulting
Pittsburgh, PA

As a Principal, led the development of a new community and economic development practice

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Harrisburg, PA

Deputy Secretary for the Commonwealth of PA - managed an $89 million annual portfolio, 17 staff members, and over $2 billion in investment capital

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Harrisburg, PA

Supported agency Secretary in development of cutting-edge initiatives combining social service, community and economic development efforts


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    Grow Lebanon Economic Development Strategy

    City of Lebanon, PA

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    Strategic Plan for Transition and Expansion

    Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization

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    Road to One Million Regional Development Plan

    Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

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Phone: (412) 325-2457

Email: engage (at)


Fourth Economy Consulting
PO Box 81620
Pittsburgh, PA 15217