Misty Zelent

Vice President, Communications

As communications leader with over 25 years of integrated marketing and communications experience, Misty builds and protects the company’s reputation, and oversees global employee and external communications.

Misty joined Ingersoll Rand in 2010 as director of external corporate communications, appointed communications leader for the Ingersoll Rand Industrial segment businesses in 2017 and led communication for the transformation integration of Gardner Denver and Ingersoll Rand Industrial business. Her leadership in directing the 2020 Ingersoll Rand Equity Grant Celebration was awarded the prestigious PRSA Silver Anvil Award, honoring the most outstanding strategic public relations programs with proven results. Prior to Ingersoll Rand, she spent over a decade at FleishmanHillard; led marketing for United States Tennis Association, Texas Section; and began her career in marketing with Boral Material Technologies Inc.

Misty holds master’s in public administration with a focus in diversity management from the University of Texas at San Antonio and bachelor’s degree in history from Elon University.