John Park

P: 814.206.7533

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220 Regent Ct., Ste. C
State College, PA 16801-7969
P: 814.237.6586
F: 888.264.9617

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Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Education Committee


  • BS, Shippensburg University
  • MS, Shippensburg University
  • Ed.D, Pennsylvania State University

Associations and Community Involvement

  • Penn State Federal Credit Union, Board of Directors
  • American Society of Training and Development

As principal and director of learning and development, John leads our internal professional, management and executive development initiatives. He also maintains a targeted consulting practice where he works with his clients on issues related to strategic planning, leadership development and their own learning and development infrastructure.

Prior to joining ParenteBeard, John was associate director and assistant professor at the Pennsylvania State University’s management development program. His role included directing the program’s advanced leadership programs, faculty development activities and targeted client relationship initiatives.

John is co-champion of LEAP (Leadership, Entrepreneurism and Achievement at ParenteBeard), our three-year program for select managers and partners designed to explore the characteristics that established leaders leverage to create organizational cultures that attract and retain key talent.

A recognized industry leader on the topic of management development, John leads engagements with commercial, nonprofit, higher education and government organizations to facilitate strategic planning retreats. Additionally, he’s frequently called upon to speak at regional and national professional association conferences. John’s work has been published in various publications. His most recent work, “Going Up: Management Development at Schindler Elevator,” was published in the American Society for Training and Development’s monthly publication.