Patrick D. Mahoney
CEO and Secretary
Patrick D. Mahoney is the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Planning Association. He is an experienced CEO, 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 staff to meet its goals and mission.
Mr. Mahoney’s career began in product development and management in the U.S. 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, IEEE, 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. 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 U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.