This is who we are.

Our people come from a wide range of political and professional backgrounds. As individuals, they bring special skills, broad knowledge, and significant relationships to their work. As a group, there is no greater force in Pennsylvania politics.

Stanley I. Rapp Partner

Stan is the firm’s Senior Partner.  He is one of the most recognizable figures in Pennsylvania politics -- an iconic figure in Harrisburg, and omnipresent in the Capitol halls.  Stan is a “pragmatic ideologue” who understands the art of the achievable.  He is driven by our clients’ needs, and passionate about the outcomes.

Stan graduated from Penn State University in 1975. He has been active in local, state, and federal elections his entire adult life.

Early in his career, Stan served as Chief of Staff to the PA Senate President Pro Tempore, and later as the Chief Clerk of the PA Senate.

In 1985, Stan founded Greenlee Associates with William Greenlee . When Mr. Greenlee retired in 2000, Stan kept the vision and company alive by establishing Greenlee Partners.

Brutal honesty is the key to all that we do.

Lobbying is a full-contact sport.  If you aren’t in constant contact, you will lose.

Donetta D'Innocenzo

About Stan


  • Hershey, PA


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Penn State University

Year Joined Greenlee Partners

  • Co-Founded Greenlee Partners in 1985

Interesting Facts About Stan

  • Breathes, eats and sleeps politics
  • Will be first in line for a surgically implanted cell phone
  • Floats between 8 and 12 handicap at golf – play him at 8, avoid at all costs over 10
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Penn State University - appointed in 2017