International Director accepts new leadership position

Team Pennsylvania announced that Lindsay Helsel, Team Pennsylvania’s Director of International Initiatives, has been named Vice President of the organization.

In her new role, Helsel will assume responsibilities for managing agency and external partnerships, administration and organizational processes/effencies, and direct support of development and communications efforts. She will continue to manage Team PA’s international portfolio of work, as well as maintain a network of global partners.

Helsel, who has been employed at Team Pennsylvania for over seven years, previously worked in international business development at SEDA-COG, the regional export network partner in the Central PA region for the PA Office of International Business Development (OIBD). She started at Team PA as the first public-private hybrid employee, working on behalf of OIBD to manage international programs, projects, and special events. Lindsay holds a B.S. in International Business and Marketing from Elizabethtown College, and currently serves on their International Business Advisory Board. She resides in Camp Hill with her husband, Michael.

“Since Lindsay joined Team Pennsylvania she has excelled in each role she has taken on. She has been critical to the growth of our international business development program and forged our new partnership with the Department of Agriculture. I look forward to working with her in her new role.” said Ryan C. Unger, President and CEO at Team Pennsylvania.