Laurene Ryan is a Human Resources professional, most recently with PPL Corporation in Allentown where she was their Senior Director of Talent Management, Organizational Development, and Diversity. Laurie has been a Da Vinci Science Center Trustee since 2009 and served as Board Secretary from 2012-2016. She has also served on the Center’s Executive, Governance and Nominating, and Strategic Planning Committees, and the HR Task Force and the Teacher Hall of Fame Awards. Ryan was elected as a Trustee after helping direct the Center’s CEO recruitment process from 2008-2009.
Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in corporate human resource leadership roles. Along with her work as an independent consultant, Ryan has worked for the Rohm and Haas Corporation in Philadelphia, Pa.; Aetna, Inc., in Blue Bell, Pa and Atlanta, Ga.; and The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa.
Ryan holds a Masters degree in Organization Development from American University, Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Villanova University’s School of Business, Villanova, Pa. She also serves as a board member with The Literacy Center of Allentown, Pa.