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Human Resources Staff

NEIWPCC Headquarters (Lowell, Mass.)

Mary Berner, Human Resources DirectorMary Berner
Human Resources Director
Mary joined NEIWPCC as Human Resources Director in September of 2020. She has oversight for all HR functions, including: staffing, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, learning and development, and diversity and inclusion. Mary has more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from UMass Amherst and a Master of Science in Applied Management from Lesley College. full bio

Lee-Ann Lowe
Information Officer
As an Information Officer in Human Resources, Lee-Ann is responsible for activities including recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, and database management. She leads employee onboarding, assists with training, and participates in compliance initiatives. Lee-Ann holds a B.A. in both Communications and Fine Art from New England College. She joined NEIWPCC in March 2020.

Alex Ortolani
Information Officer
Alex joined NEIWPCC’s Human Resources division in April 2022. As an HR Information officer, Alex is primarily responsible for compensation, training and development, data analytics and management, and various other Human Resources initiatives. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s College of Maine, and a M.S. in Management from Merrimack College.

Katelyn Sultzbach
Information Officer
Katelyn joined NEIWPCC’s Human Resources division in March 2022. As an HR information officer, Katelyn is responsible for benefits administration, employee relations, on-boarding and managing our employee pages on the website. She holds an M.B.A. in HR Management, and a B.A. in Social Work and Counseling from Franklin Pierce University.