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Lynn Greer

Ethnicity:

Black

Current position: 

Director of Human Resources

Current facility:

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Year zoo career began:

2007

Lynn Greer is the Director of Human Resources at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium where she oversees the day to day operations of the human resources department. Her department is responsible for benefits administration, recruitment, employee and labor relations, workers’ compensation, and more. The zoo’s employees are made up of union and non-union staff. Her department’s goals are to promote a culture where employees are treated fairly, respected, and appreciated for what they contribute to the zoo.

Lynn has a bachelor’s degree in communication from Clarion State University and a master’s degree in human resources management from Saint Francis University. She has worked in the human resources field for over 25 years. Her past positions include working at a housing authority, a family foster care organization, several hospitals, and a group home organization for individuals with disabilities.

Lynn’s favorite part of her job is interacting with staff. She advises aspiring human resources professionals to get formally educated and then stay on top of current laws and other legislation. Lynn’s favorite animals are sea lions and penguins because they are so busy and engaging.