Full Name
Frank Vitale
Job Title
President & CEO
Speaker Bio
Frank Vitale is a resident of West Virginia with over 25 years of experience in business and community leadership. Currently, Frank Vitale serves as President and CEO of Forge Business Solutions – a Certified Veteran Business Enterprise headquartered in Morgantown, WV – that focuses on government contracting, strategic planning, project management and entreprunership.

A graduate of the U.S. Army’s Academy of Health Sciences, Vitale has more than 17 years of accumulated service to his country as a member of the U.S. Army and West Virginia National Guard, finishing his career with the rank of Captain. Since graduating from Valley Forge Military College in 1994 Vitale has been recognized on numerous accounts for his service, such as the United States of America - Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal with oak-leaf cluster. Later, he attended West Virginia University where he earned a degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Frank Vitale is a Registered Lobbyist and a Certified Scrum Master. He is a graduate of Leadership West Virginia’s Class of 2021 and serves as a member of the board of directors. Additionally, he is a member of the board for Country Roads Angel Network, serves as the founder and president of vetconnection.org, a veteran resource network, a member of the board of directors of TechConnect WV, and the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative, a past chairman and current member of the visiting committee of the WVU School of Public Health, a former treasurer and member of the West Virginia Board of Education, a former treasurer and board member of the Milan Puskar Health Right, past campaign-chair and board member of the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties, past campaign-chair for the Bartlett House, and a past chairman of the board of the Morgantown Chamber of Commerce.

Throughout his career, Frank has held senior leadership roles managing operations, sales and human resources at technical services, financial and healthcare institutions. Frank Vitale was selected as a 2015 “Young Gun” by West Virginia Executive Magazine. He is the recipient of the 2014 West Virginia University Alumni Association’s Community Service Award, and in 2011, the West Virginia State Journal chose Frank as a member of “Generation Next – 40 Under 40.”

Frank and his wife Ashley reside in Morgantown, West Virginia, with their son Maxwell and daughters Isabella and Cecelia.
Frank Vitale