FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of College Park Announces New Director of Human Resources
COLLEGE PARK, MD October 5, 2020 – The City of College Park announces the appointment of Teresa Way-Pezzuti as Director of Human Resources. Way-Pezzuti will assume the position in December 2020. After twelve years with the City, Jill Clements will be retiring from her position of Director of Human Resources at the end of the year. “We thank Jill for her service and wish her all the best in her retirement,” said City Manager Scott Somers, “I look forward to working closely with Teresa as we develop and implement our strategic priorities.”
Way-Pezzuti began working for the City of College Park in 2002 as the Human Resources Assistant. In 2015, she was promoted to the position of Human Resources Generalist. Way-Pezzuti completed her B.S. in Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland as well as all three generalist certifications available to HR professionals: PHR, SHRM-CP and IPMA-SCP. Way-Pezzuti has dedicated more than 30 years of her career working in public service and has worked in the municipal, county and state levels of government.
“Our employees are our most valuable resource. The Director of Human Resources plays a critical role by leading the recruitment of, maintaining benefits for, and working with our employees for their general well-being at work.” said Somers, “please join me in congratulating Teresa on her well-deserved promotion!”