Mary Lenzini Howe, M.S.


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Director of the Zeigler Institute for Professional Development

M.S., Villanova University; B.A., New York University

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Transformational HR leader with 25+ years of demonstrated success who consistently seeks innovative and results-oriented outcomes; Work experience crosses a variety of employment sectors including non-profit, government, higher education, and private business. Recognized as a trusted professional with insightful and creative business acumen and professional coaching skills; Possesses excellent interpersonal communication and is a vibrant relationship builder and project manager with a focus on making a positive and purposeful difference in the lives of others.

Key Areas of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personality Traits include:
Trusted Servant Leader;
Career & PD Mentor;
Strategic Planner;
Process Improver;
Fluent Interpersonal;
Agile Life Long Learner;
Talent Identifier;
Collaborator / Facilitator;
Peacemaker / Conflict Resolver;
Customer Service Advocate;

Professional Memberships:
PennACE (20214-present)NACE (2014-present); NCDA (2014-2019)SHRM (2008-present); SHRMA (2000-present); AHCHRS (2000-2013); SHRM (2000-present);

Board / Committee Memberships:
SHRMA- President Elect 2022-2024; Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Chair(2020); NACE Ethics (2018-2019); Columbia Montour Area on Aging, Treasurer (2018-present); BU Nursing Advisory (2011-present); American Red Cross (2013-2015); Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce (past Chairperson/member 2009-2013); United Water Advisory (2010-2013); The Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce (2009-2013 & 2021-present); Geisinger Medical Center Community Advisory (2006-2013); PASSHE Universities' Mayors' COG President (1998-2001); PLCM Penn Prime Insurance Trustee (1998-2001);