Patrick D. Mahoney

CEO and Secretary

Affiliated Chapter

Patrick D. Mahoney is CEO and Board Secretary of the Financial Planning Association. 

He is an experienced CEO, association and business leader, and strategist with a background across diverse organizations in the financial services, technology, and mission-based sectors. He is recognized for building and mentoring diverse teams and creating growth strategies that integrate the passion and expertise of an organization's members, volunteer leaders, and employees to meet its goals and mission.

Mr. Mahoney’s career began in product development and management in the United States and Asia, later evolving to sales, marketing, and general management. He has held executive leadership positions with breakthrough global organizations embracing membership value, innovation, growth, and change management, such as the Financial Planning Association and S&P Global Ratings.

As an Independent Director and member of McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union’s Merger & Acquisition Committee, Mr. Mahoney helped lead its 2019 merger with Pentagon Federal Credit Union. In addition to McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, his prior board service includes PenFed's New York City Advisory Board and the Enders Island Board of Trustees.

An innovative and strategic problem solver, Mr. Mahoney is the holder of four patents in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.