is the current Chief Executive of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, May 18, 2010, Onorato won a crowded four-way primary to become the Democratic nominee for governor.
Daniel "Dan" Onorato (born February 5, 1961)
Dan Onorato is a life-long resident of Allegheny County. He grew up on Pittsburgh’s North Side and attended North Catholic High School. In 1983, Onorato graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Onorato worked for several years as a Certified Public Accountant before continuing his education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he earned a juris doctorate in 1989. Onorato practiced as a private attorney until 1991, when he decided to leave the private sector and enter public service.
Onorato was elected to Pittsburgh City Council in 1991 and re-elected in 1995. In 1999, he successfully ran for Allegheny County Controller .