Mona Fitzer Bio

Mona Fitzer, M.Ed., PCC - Director of Higher Education Services

Mona Fitzer is a highly experienced and seasoned human resources and counseling professional. She possesses a comprehensive understanding of higher education, gained through her 12 years at The Ohio State University. Additionally, Mona attained leadership training through Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) and has been active in the Women in Higher Education Network of Academic Leaders in Private and Public Colleges and Universities.

Prior to joining IMPACT Solutions, Mona served as a Human Resources Strategist to the Vice President and most recently, as the Senior Project Manager for r The Ohio State University. Her responsibilities focused on disability management, work life, project management, organizational consulting, training & development and health and wellness initiatives. Additionally, Mona worked directly with OSU initiatives that were aligned with her role in disability management.

Mona engages a passion for building and maintaining relationships as well as facilitating conversations that matter. She offers a customized approach to her resulting in meaningful outcomes, even in response to the higher performing teams and organizations she has supported.

In her role as the Director of Higher Education Services for IMPACT Solutions, Mona is responsible for managing higher education client accounts and for assisting in new program development, including consulting services and business development.

Mona earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and her Masters degree in education, rehabilitation counseling, from Kent State University. She is licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) and held a national certification as a rehabilitation counselor. Mona served on the board of directors for the Colleges and Universities Work and Family Association (CUWFA) from 2009 through March 2012.

Mona lives in Clintonville, a community north of downtown Columbus, with her husband, Derek and their two cats, Pixel and Paxil. Mona and Derek enjoy remodeling their hiking, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Ask Mona about her "special talent".