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Remembering Jon Kinsley: An Incredible Ambassador for Penn-Mar

Posted on February 3, 2023

Our entire Penn-Mar community has been in mourning since last week when we learned that our dear friend and tireless supporter Jon Kinsley, 59, and his brother Tim, 57, died together in an avalanche while on a ski trip in British Columbia, Canada. Jon was…

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Remembering Jon Kinsley: An Incredible Ambassador for Penn-Mar

Posted on February 3, 2023

Our entire Penn-Mar community has been in mourning since last week when we learned that our dear friend and tireless supporter Jon Kinsley, 59, and his brother Tim, 57, died together in an avalanche while on a ski trip in British Columbia, Canada. Jon was…

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2023: Resolute in Achieving Our Mission

Posted on January 24, 2023

I would like to begin my New Year message with a shout out to those team members who worked long hours during the holidays with the men and women at Penn-Mar who needed your support.  While many of us, including myself, had the luxury of…

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A Good Place to Learn & Grow Together

Posted on December 16, 2022

It’s interesting to me that there are parts to every year that feel similar to the last and yet each year is so fundamentally different than the one before. The COVID years took us to a whole new level. So many decisions were adapted to…

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“Building Bold Futures” Campaign Barreling Down the Home Stretch

Posted on November 15, 2022

Gregory T. MillerPresident & Chief Executive Officer When Kathy Rogers, Penn-Mar’s Chief Advancement Officer and I presented the idea of launching a major capital fundraising campaign in the midst of the pandemic to our Board of Directors, they were understandably skeptical of the timing. As…

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5 Leadership Skills I Learned Along the Way

Posted on October 13, 2022

Eric Pines from Authority Magazine asked me “What are the 5 things you wish someone had told you when you first started your career?” I’d like to share the lessons I learned over the years that might serve as a guide for you as well….

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A Week to Salute the Work of Our DSPs

Posted on September 12, 2022

I noticed that this year’s DSP Recognition Week (Sept. 11-17) did not include a theme so I came up with one of my own: “We’re Still Standing.” This in itself is quite an achievement as evidenced by this excerpt from a recent article in Politico…

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Time Off Should Be Just That

Posted on September 1, 2022

Have you noticed there are no “snow days” anymore? Come to think of it, it’s even getting harder to completely disconnect from work when you’re on a scheduled vacation. I just came back from one of those family vacations where I found myself responding to…

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Connecting to the Mission by Leveraging Difference

Posted on August 5, 2022

By the time our team members at Penn-Mar read this, they will be aware of a new program we are launching called the “Belonging” initiative.

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Finding the “sweet spot” for the workplace environment of the future

Posted on June 23, 2022

In my last blog, I spoke about how good it was to gather in person with my peers at the ANCOR Conference. Much of the conversation there centered on workforce issues and what “the workplace of the future” might look like. I shared that when…

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Penn-Mar Well Represented at ANCOR Conference

Posted on May 27, 2022

After two long years of connecting virtually, ANCOR members were finally able to gather in-person for its 2022 Annual Conference held in Miami this past month. ANCOR is a national trade association with member representation from all 50 states. The organization has its finger on…

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