About Jeremy Shaffer

About Jeremy


Jeremy is a proven leader in business and our community. He stands for efficient government that defends our freedoms and provides opportunities for all. Jeremy married his high school classmate and prom date Stacey. They have been blessed with five children born and raised here in Western Pennsylvania. Jeremy is passionate about working to make our community and country even better. Jeremy earned a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon while his wife, Stacey, completed her Medical Residency and Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

A problem-solver and entrepreneur at heart, while at Carnegie Mellon, Jeremy co-founded a company committed to improving our crumbling roads and bridges. As a small business owner, Jeremy understands the importance and challenges of dealing with government regulations and taxes while growing revenue and managing personnel.

As a Ross Township Commissioner and Board President, Jeremy was a common-sense voice that fought for taxpayers and led the fight for reforms. Jeremy also served his community as a Northland Library Foundation Board member, Northern Tier Library Board Member, founder of Walk/Bike Ross, and coach on numerous youth sports teams. Jeremy is also a man of faith and is active in his local church having served as both an elder and a deacon previously. Above all, Jeremy wants to ensure that our great country continues to provide an abundance of opportunities for future generations. In his free time, Jeremy enjoys the wonderful Western Pennsylvania outdoors with biking, running, and hiking.

 

Family/Personal:

  • Married to Stacey: Geriatric Internal Medicine Doctor – Univ. Pittsburgh Residency/Fellowship
  • Five Children
  • Avid outdoors enthusiast, runner, and biker (you will likely find me on a trail in North Park or one of our other great area parks!)

Education:

  • Carnegie Mellon University: Ph.D. and Master’s Degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering – National Science and Defense Fellowship (U.S. Navy) and Angel Jordan Award for Community Service
  • Tulane University: Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering – Valedictorian of Engineering School
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Master’s of Business Administration – Beta Gamma Sigma

Business Experience:

  • President and Co-Founder of InspectTech, a company dedicated to software for efficient and safe management of bridges and transportation infrastructure
  • Helped lead InspectTech to nearly 40 employees with customers around the world, while balancing the budget and investing in research and development
  • Author of over 40 technical papers and presentations at national and international conferences

Community and Professional Organization Experience: (Past and Present)

  • Service as Deacon and Elder at Local Church (combined 7 years)
  • Ross Township Commissioner (6 years) and Board President (2 years)
  • Northland Library Foundation Board
  • Northern Tier Library Board
  • Board of Directors – Allegheny County and Western PA Association of Township Commissioners
  • Founder of Walk/Bike Ross
  • Member Friends of the Riverfront
  • Member Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
  • Board of Directors Pittsburgh Association for Bridge Construction and Design (6 years)
  • Federal Highway Administration Bridge Preservation Expert Task Force
  • Engineering Society of Western Pennsylvania
  • Summer Volunteer with National Park Service
  • Youth Soccer and Basketball coach
Jeremy Shaffer family

Pro-Taxpayer. Pro-Family.
Serving Citizens, NOT the Political Establishment.

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