A dedicated and ethical human resources professional with over 20 years of experience as HR Manager in the manufacturing industry and as HR consultant for small firms and municipalities . Patricia’s proficiencies include creating job descriptions and employee handbooks, resolving employee conflicts, policy creation, needs/skills assessment and training, succession planning, benefits administration and motivating staff with a positive and proactive leadership style.
Past accomplishments include establishing an HR department, reducing costs of health and disability insurance and workers compensation costs, developing safety programs, as well as sourcing and recruiting executive staff. Patricia successfully worked with management to avert two different unionizing attempts, introduced an organization to lean manufacturing and continuous improvement concepts, while facilitating a smooth implementation.
Patricia is a certified Senior Human Resource Professional and has served on the Board of Directors for a number of local not-for-profit agencies.