Chad Saylor - Executive Director
Throughout his 30-plus year career in government and politics, Chad has built and cultivated relationships across virtually every aspect of government – from local municipalities, authorities and school boards to county governments, state government agencies, the legislative and judiciary branches, and the federal government.
Throughout his long and distinguished career in public service, Chad has seen firsthand the challenges that many municipalities and counties face – particularly in today’s tight labor market.
For a combined 16 years, Chad was the chief clerk and chief of staff at Dauphin County, home to Pennsylvania’s state capital of Harrisburg. Upon the retirement of a long-term county commissioner, Chad was appointed to serve out the remainder of the term from 2021 through 2023 – allowing him the rare opportunity to move from operational leader to county commissioner.
Chad also has served at the state level, including a stint with the state Senate early in his career and later as Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for former Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley from 2011 through 2014. He also previously served as executive director of the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania from 2001 to 2004.
Chad earned his bachelor’s degree from Lebanon Valley College. A long-time resident of Dauphin County, he resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife.
Lucas Martsolf - Deputy Director, Western Region
Lucas leads the Keystone Municipal Solutions team in western Pennsylvania.
He is a seasoned veteran of local government, with nearly 15 years of experience in administrative leadership roles.
Lucas joined Keystone Municipal Solutions after spending four years as assistant manager for Cranberry Township in Butler County, where he currently resides. At Cranberry Township, Lucas oversaw a large staff and was responsible for several significant departments, including Engineering and Environmental Services, Public Works, Utilities (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and refuse), Fire and Emergency Services, Planning and Development Services, and golf course operations.
He previously served for a decade as township manager for Antis Township in Blair County. Lucas also has a law enforcement background, serving as a police officer in Hempfield Township, Mercer County and before that as chief of police in Jamestown, Mercer County.
Lucas earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees, and his Act 120 municipal police officer certification, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the International County and City Management Association, the Association of Pa. Municipal Managers, the Western Pa. Municipal Manager’s Association and the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.
With partners in all parts of the Commonwealth, and with varied experiences, our deep bench and experience allow us to help with whatever you may need.
As a seasoned municipal professional, David belongs to the Association for Pennsylvania Municipal Management, Erie County Municipal Officials, and the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. David has experience in multi-level government services, including administrative management, oversight of sewer and water operations, public works and improvements, as well as providing guidance to elected officials. He has managed multimillion-dollar improvements to critical infrastructure that required attention to detail and a “get it done attitude.” David has hands-on experience in grant writing, municipal compliance reports, financial oversight, emergency planning, and heavy equipment operations. He also provides leadership in accounts payable/receivable, zoning, planning and code enforcement. As a highly visible public servant, David has maintained an extraordinary level of integrity and transparency in his work.
In March 2021, David retired from public service, with more than a quarter century of experience. He now leverages the lessons he learned on the job to assist other municipalities in creating a high quality of life for the residents they serve.
Glenn is currently the Vice Chairman of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA). An authority with over a 36 million-dollar annual operating budget and hundreds of millions of dollars in on-going capital projects. He also serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee for the LNAA.
An active local government leader, Glenn has an in depth understanding of the workings of municipal operations. He has served as an elected member of the Northampton County Council where his colleagues selected him to serve as Vice-President. For the county, Glenn has served as chairman of the finance committee, chaired the budget committee, directed the 40 million-dollar bridge rehabilitation P3 project, and has served as a member on the capital projects committee, parks and recreation committee, personnel committee, farmland preservation committee, and Hugh Moore Trust.
Glenn has also worked directly as a board member of the Lehigh-Northampton Area Transit Authority (LANTA) and helped guide and direct its operations and fiscal oversight.
He has in-depth experience in working with multiple municipal authorities and departments as well as extensive experience in the financial sectors.
Dan Connelly has twenty years of financial and management consulting experience, including 15 years of local government consulting experience. Mr. Connelly has worked in virtually every aspect of public finance including multi-year financial planning, capital improvement planning, budgeting, cash flow analysis, debt structuring, workforce and labor cost analysis, pension review, strategic planning, financial feasibility evaluation, tax policy analysis, privatization analysis, management review and audit, and credit rating evaluation, among other areas. He has provided expert testimony in labor arbitration hearings and various court proceedings and also developed written expert testimony for municipal asset sales. Mr. Connelly has extensive experience developing multi-year financial plans for Pennsylvania municipalities participating in the Commonwealth’s Strategic Management Planning Program.
Attilio D. Frati is a veteran of both the public and private sectors with over 40 years of experience managing construction projects. Certified in Construction Contract Management, Storm Water Regulations, Environmental Abatement, FEMA Emergency Crisis Management and as an American Gas Association Safety Inspector, Mr. Frati brings a wide breadth of expertise to
Keystone Municipal Solutions.
Mr. Frati served as the Deputy City Administrator and Director of Operations for the City of Wilkes-Barre. Retiring in 2023 after 19 years of service, Mr. Frati managed Code Enforcement, Planning and Zoning, and Public Works/Parks. He oversaw all construction projects throughout the City and is an expert in utility line maintenance. He recovered millions of dollars in federal disaster aid from FEMA and oversaw the Liquid Fuels Program for the City.
Mr. Frati served as the liaison to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Luzerne County, Army Corps of Engineers, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and other agencies with regard to infrastructure projects, served as the City’s representative on the Metropolitan Planning Organization and is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers and President of the NEPA Chapter.
Brooke Queenan has diverse experience advising both public and private entities in a multitude of areas including public policy and finance, community and economic development, and issues related to urban economics. Ms. Queenan has particular interest and expertise in assisting local governments. She was an integral member of two Financial Recovery Teams appointed through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Act 47 program. The Recovery Teams were tasked with advising Pennsylvania municipalities experiencing severe financial difficulty. She has also developed various multi-year financial plans through the DCED Strategic Management Planning Program. In addition, Ms. Queenan has successfully helped public and private clients secure grant funding through various programs including the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Prior to her work in consulting, Ms. Queenan was an accomplished collegiate and professional basketball player. After completing her degree at Boston College, she was selected 23rd in the 2006 WNBA draft, and subsequently played nine years as a professional domestic and international basketball player.
Mr. Wheeler has over 39 years of experience in the law enforcement profession and as a professional investigator. He began his career in 1981 as a municipal police officer in northeastern Pennsylvania before joining the Office of Attorney General (OAG) as a narcotics agent in 1984. From 1984 until 2005, Mr. Wheeler served as a narcotics agent, supervisory narcotics agent, and regional director for the Bureau of Narcotics Investigation (BNI) at posts in Reading, Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia, Erie, and Allentown, PA. In 2005, he was named Deputy Chief and assigned as Director of BNI statewide, and in 2011, he was promoted to Chief of Criminal Investigations for the OAG.
Ms. Jensen has over thirty years of experience managing public workforces. She served the City of Wilkes-Barre as its Human Resources Director for twenty-one years. In that capacity, Ms. Jensen managed a unionized workforce of over three hundred employees, administered collective bargaining agreements for four bargaining units, administered salary and benefits for 700+ employees and retirees, served as the Plan Administrator of insurances, and managed multiple health insurance plans for employees and retirees as well as the City’s self-insured workers compensation program.
Her experience includes negotiating and administrating dozens of labor agreements between the City of Wilkes-Barre and its four labor unions. She has testified at scores of hearings including grievance and interest arbitration, unfair labor practice, unemployment and workers’ compensation. She has valuable knowledge and experience in the litigation of employment issues, including discrimination, family leave, disability, workers’ compensation, and wrongful termination cases.
Ms. Jensen has maintained her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification since 1997. She also holds her certification as a Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She serves on numerous boards and authorities including the NEPA Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (NEPA SHRM).