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Highlights from the 2023 Eradicate Hate Global Summit: Media | Video

Dan Onorato

Dan Onorato

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Highmark Health

Eradicate Hate:

Daniel A. Onorato is executive vice president of corporate affairs for Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh-based national health and wellness organization and the second largest integrated delivery and financing system in America.

Mr. Onorato has a broad portfolio of responsibilities, including public policy, government and regulatory affairs, community investment and corporate communications. He serves as chairman of the Highmark Foundation, executive director of the Highmark Caring Foundation, and on the board of directors and executive committee of the Jefferson Foundation.

Mr. Onorato also serves on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, and the Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. In addition, he is a member of the America’s Health Insurance Plans policy and regulatory affairs committee.

Before joining Highmark Health, Mr. Onorato served two terms as the chief executive for Allegheny County. Prior to that, he served as Allegheny County’s controller and two terms on the Pittsburgh city council.

Mr. Onorato’s professional background also includes work as an attorney and certified public accountant (CPA). Mr. Onorato graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Mr. Onorato and his wife, Shelly reside in the Pittsburgh area and are proud parents of three young adults.


To me, Eradicate Hate was the most important gathering of 2021 for those of us who work on issues related to domestic extremism and organized hate. The Summit uniquely combined a variety of perspectives, including experts, civil society representatives, politicians and policymakers, and the families and loved ones of victims. Eradicate Hate has the important mission of standing against the rising tide of hate and extremism in our society, and it’s an honor to be able to support this mission.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Founder & CEO, Valens Global