Assistant to the President
E-mail: Phone: 717.213.5020
Helen E. Wallace has been the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC’s Executive Assistant to the President since 2013. Helen helps keep track of President & CEO Ryan’s calendar and works closely with the Chamber & CREDC Executive Committees and Board of Directors. She attends all Executive and Board Committee meetings where she scribes all the minutes and business of the meetings.
Helen is a graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School, Altoona, PA. Upon graduation, Helen began her career in the secretarial field. Helen has worked at an insurance agency, the PA Gas Association, the PA House of Representatives, and Harrisburg Area Community College. During her 13 years with HACC, she was encouraged to get her degree in their Administrative Office Specialist Program. Helen graduated in 2009 cum laude with an Associate Degree. Helen has served as Chapter President for the Harrisburg Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) in addition to various other positions. Helen currently serves as co-director for what is now called the Keystone Branch of IAAP.
Helen is very passionate about her family. “I want my children and grandchildren to continue to strive and grow,” says Helen. “I want so desperately to see how my grandchildren’s lives are transformed as they grow into adulthood.”
Helen is also passionate about walking and tries to walk every day during her lunch period. Helen averages close to 25 miles a week.
Helen enjoys serving and answers questions from people who are looking for all sorts of information. General questions can range from what the weather is supposed to be when they are visiting or trying to travel South when passing through our area. Helen helps provide maps, information about moving to the area, and answers questions about things to do in the area.