Party affiliation: Republican
Associate attorney Harrington, Huxley, Smith, Mitchell & Reed, Youngstown, 1993—1997. Associate Nadler, Nadler & Burdman, 1997—2004, partner, 2004—2005. Sole practitioner Law Offices of John F. Petrony, LLC, Boardman, since 2005.
Faculty member National Business Institute, 2001—2002.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Downtown Youngstown Revitalization Committee, since 1998. Member of American Bar Association (business law sect, real property section, committee partnerships and unincorporated business organizations, negotiated acquisitions committee), Ohio St. Bar Association (corporation law committee, limited liability company subcommittee, real estate section).