Paige Gebhardt Cognetti
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
Caravia Fresh Foods, Special Projects Manager

Paige serves as a director on the Scranton School Board, overseeing a $160M budget and helping navigate the public school district's dual crises of severe financial distress and public mistrust. In addition to her role as a public official, Paige serves on the board of multiple local nonprofit organizations, and manages special projects for Caravia Fresh Foods.

Before moving to Northeastern Pennsylvania, Paige lived in New York and worked as an investment advisor at Goldman Sachs, sourcing new assets and managing investment portfolios for the private client business. Prior to Goldman, Paige was a senior advisor to the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department. Paige was a fundraiser and project director on numerous political campaigns, including running the statewide out-of-state volunteer program in Pennsylvania for Obama's 2008 campaign.

Paige has a background in investment management, economic policy, international relations, and political campaigns, with broad experience in budget oversight, business development, coalition building and strategic communications.   

Paige holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon Clark Honors College with a BA in English Literature and Romance Languages. She resides with her husband, Ryan, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.