Patricia D. Kravtin is a consulting economist with a private practice specializing in telecommunications, energy, and cable regulation and markets. She is a leading expert in the area of broadband infrastructure and deployment, just compensation, and competition policy, and is frequently called to testify as an expert witness before state, federal, and international regulatory agencies and in courts on behalf of public and private sector clients. Ms. Kravtin has authored and coauthored a number of industry reports and white papers, and has served as technical advisor to regulatory commissions and their staffs. Prior to consulting, Ms. Kravtin held research positions in a number of federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Ms. Kravtin did her graduate study in the Ph.D. program in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with specializations in Urban and Regional Economics, Government Regulation of Industry, and Industrial Organization. Ms. Kravtin is a member of the American Economic Association and the National Association of Wine Economists.
Ms. Kravtin has been active in her community, both on the North Shore of Boston where she and her husband, Jonathan raised their family, as well as in Park City where they now reside, serving in key leadership positions on various boards of secular, educational, and religious institutions, including Chair of the Board, Governance, Finance Committee, Head Search, and Gala Committees of Hillel Day School in Marblehead, Massachusetts. She has held numerous elected and appointed positions on local governmental committees, including Town Meeting Member, Finance Committee, Rail Trail Committee, and Neighborhood Transportation Management Program Liaison. Ms. Kravtin is an avid outdoor enthusiast, who enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, trail and road running, and a long time competitor in the New York Road Runners race circuit.