Meet the Team

Charlie Matteis headshot Charles R. Matteis

Director, Organizational Development and Training
B.P.S    State University of New York
M.B.A. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 Mr. Matteis has extensive experience in organizational development and strategic planning with particular expertise in organizational effectiveness, performance management, competency development, change management, and leadership and team development. 

Previously he was the former Director of Organization and Leadership Development for Ciba Geigy, a Swiss chemical and pharmaceutical company, and has consulted independently in the field primarily in the areas of business and HR strategy development, performance management and organization/team effectiveness. 

Mr. Matteis is also a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Executive Human Resources program and Columbia University’s Advanced Organizational Development program.  In addition to his degrees and program certifications, he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society of Human Resources Management.

Lorin Mask headshot Lorin K. Mask, MA, CPLP

Director, Learning and Development
B.F.A.  The University of Texas @ Austin
M.A.    The University of New Haven

Ms. Mask creates learning programs for University employees in leadership, management and inter-personal skills.  In addition, she assists in areas of organizational development such as performance management, team building, employee engagement and coaching. 

She has an extensive background in project management, organizational development consulting, training and coaching.  With a passion for leadership development and growth, she is in the process of writing a book on a new leadership development model and a desktop book on mindful leadership.  Her education is in Industrial/organizational psychology and has a particular interest in neuroleadership and neuroscience in learning. 

Prior to joining Montclair State, she worked in healthcare, the film industry, consulting, the fashion industry, architecture and higher education.  In addition to her degrees, she is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance from the American Society for Training and Development and a certified coach from the Coaches Certification Institute.