Susan Howland of Camden has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as director of human resources.
“Susan’s diverse business background and extensive leadership experience make her a tremendous asset for our company,” said Michael Pierce, company president. “We are looking forward to the contributions she will bring to our team and our employee ownership culture.”
A native of Manchester, Maine, Howland has both a bachelor’s degree (international affairs and economics) and a master’s degree (economics) from the University of Maine.
She has held senior executive leadership positions at credit card company MBNA; at Wayfarer Marine in Camden; at the Penobscot Bay YMCA and at Maine Sport in Rockport.
“Now more than ever, I love working with people, to help them advance their career and realize their full potential. Creating a positive environment where people are empowered to provide outstanding customer service is exciting work. To have the opportunity to work here at Allen with this fantastic team of employee-owners is truly remarkable. I am absolutely thrilled,” Susan said.
Howland lives in Camden with her husband, their two children and two dogs. Outside of work, she enjoys attending her children’s sporting events. She is a runner and an avid basketball fan.