Donna Newburg

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Donna Newburg is the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Donna provides executive, administrative and development support. Her responsibilities include serving as the liaison to the board of directors and leadership team, coordinating executive outreach and external relations, and overseeing special projects.

She had a 40-year career at Penn State, where she worked in the Finance & Business Office, the Applied Research Laboratory and the College of Engineering.

Donna played a pivotal role in the development and implementation of the Finance & Business strategic plan and was a member of the leadership team. In addition, she served as the assistant secretary of the Board of Trustees, the Corporation for Penn State and the Research Park Management Corporation.

Donna also has extensive experience in small-business management, finance, marketing, and event planning.

Donna graduated from the Wilma Boyd Career School in Pittsburgh and completed the Office Professional Certification at Penn State. She is also a graduate of Leadership Centre County Class of 2012.

Donna has been involved in volunteer work for various charities in Centre County and served as the coordinator of the Olympic Village at the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania alongside her husband, Steve.

She and Steve have two adult daughters, Stacy and Kelly. She enjoys watching college football, golfing, kayaking, walking for exercise, and driving her little sports car.

Phone Number:

814-234-1829 Ext. 101