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Patrick Otellini

City and County of San Francisco
Chief Resilience Officer
Patrick Otellini is the Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) for the City and County of San Francisco. Mr. Otellini was originally appointed by Mayor Ed Lee in October 2012 as the Director of San Francisco’s Earthquake Safety Implementation Program. This public policy driven group has recently passed unanimously approved pieces of legislation that range from mandatory retrofits of soft story building to post-earthquake repair standards. All of these require innovative seismic solutions before and after earthquakes, with the goal of making San Francisco more resilient in the face of disaster.Prior to his appointment Mr. Otellini was a Senior Associate with A.R. Sanchez-Corea & Associates, San Francisco’s premier permit and code consulting firm. His work there included the management of the permit and inspection process for over $2 billion worth of construction in San Francisco, with projects ranging from the Millennium Tower at 301 Mission St to the Westfield San Francisco Centre Mall at 845 Market. He is a Certified Building Inspector through the International Code Council (ICC) and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist through the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).Outside of work he serves on the Board of Directors at the San Francisco Zoo and serves as a member of the steering committee for San Francisco’s new Veterans Memorial Monument, which broke ground last month. Patrick lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Westmont College in Political Science.