Wayne L. Mowery, Jr.

Wayne L. Mowery, Jr. is the Senior Director of Compliance and University Export Compliance Officer (“ECO”) for Penn State, reporting directly to the Office of Ethics and Compliance and the Office of Sponsored Programs.

As the Senior Director of Compliance, Wayne serves as the principal assistant to the Director of the Office of Ethics and Compliance and in the absence of the Director represents the Office, chairs Department meetings and generally supervises daily operations. Wayne also participates in Office of Ethics and Compliance operational tasks, including strategic planning, policy stewardship, resources management, staffing considerations, and budgeting efforts. Wayne serves as a direct point of contact to and relationship manager for other University compliance efforts and programs, including Clery Compliance, the Office of Records Management, and the Privacy Office.

As the ECO for Penn State, Wayne is tasked with the continued development, implementation and support of a University-wide Export Compliance Management Program designed to facilitate and monitor institutional compliance with all applicable U.S. export control regulations, including, but not limited to, export regulations promulgated by the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and the Treasury. In addition to his administrative duties as ECO, Wayne regularly provides educational programs to University faculty, staff, and students regarding the significant impacts of such export control regulations on the educational and research mission of the University.

Before his employment at Penn State, Wayne spent fifteen years as a practicing attorney in central Pennsylvania specializing in the representation of Colleges, Universities and Businesses in the areas of Intellectual Property, Research Contracting, Government Contracting, Export Compliance and Privacy Law.

Wayne is a 1993 honors graduate of Dartmouth College with an AB in Government/History, with a focus on Eastern-European and Slavic Governments, Social Structures and History.  Wayne earned his Juris Doctorate with honors from The Dickinson School of Law in 1997. During his time at The Dickinson School of Law, Wayne served as Editor-in-Chief for the 101st Volume of The Dickinson Law Review, one of the oldest continuously published legal journals in the United States.  Wayne is currently admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Wayne holds certifications/accreditations as a Leading Professional in Ethics and Compliance (LPEC) from the Ethics and Compliance Initiative and as an Export Compliance Professional (ECoP®) in both the ITAR and the EAR from the Export Compliance Training Institute.  Wayne is a FAA certificated Private Pilot, a practicing musician and an avid sports fan.

Senior Director of Compliance
Focus: Compliance and Export Control
212 Rider Building