David Filippelli

Mr. Filippelli joined Atlas Holdings in 2014 and manages the public affairs and strategic communications functions at Atlas.  Mr. Filippelli brings nearly two decades of regulatory and government relations experience to Atlas and its portfolio companies, having served in senior roles in both the public and private sectors.  

Much of his work focuses on assisting Atlas companies to drive business growth through the strategic engagement in public policy formation at the state and federal level.  Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Filippelli served as Chair of the governmental affairs practice of Gibbons P.C., a regional law firm headquartered in New Jersey. In this role, he managed a team of consultants and served as lead public affairs advisor to several high-profile enterprises, including one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, several integrated health systems, large regional food retailers and a leading consumer products manufacturer. 

Before entering the private sector, Mr. Filippelli served for several years as legislative and communications director to a Member of Congress currently serving on the House Ways and Means Committee.  Mr. Filippelli is a graduate of Fairfield University and American University’s Washington College of Law.