Abbey Lesniewski is currently the Assitant Director of the Innovation Entente Lab which is an entity of the NWPA Innovation Beehive Network. In this position, she supervises a group of Mercyhurst University Students as they conduct business intelligence to help entrepreneurs and small businesses within the NWPA region. In the past, she has worked within human resources developing policies for work-life balance and parental leaves. Abbey aspires to eventually teach at the higher education level. She received her B.A. in Strategic Communication from Clarion University in 2015, M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Mercyhurst University in 2018, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and Learning from Gannon University.