Patricia McConnell

Patricia McConnell

Senior Manager, Business Partner Services, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

As Senior Manager of Business Partner Services for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Patty addresses the diverse HR needs of a complex 14,000+ person organization. She drives alignment between the businesses and HR through the development and execution of human resources strategy; builds organizational capacity and effectiveness through the delivery of various organizational development interventions; and ensures the effective delivery of quality HR services through the management of HR Business Partners.

Patty earned her Masters of Business Administration from Drexel University with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Temple University and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate from Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. Patty is certified in the administration and use of a number of assessment tools and holds a number of a senior level professional designations including SHRM-SCP and SPHR.

Patty is passionate about helping people, communities and organizations succeed. She contributes her HR expertise, business acumen and leadership to various non-profit organizations and was honored with the award of Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year in 2017. Patty has been involved in Philly SHRM for many years and has had the pleasure of serving in a number of Board roles including EVP, Strategic Partnerships, VP, Symposium Programming and VP, Programming.