Patricia Smaldone, VP of Human Resources with StoneTurn, brings more than three decades of experience as a human resources (“HR”) expert with an emphasis on strategic human resources management, talent acquisition and development, and executive coaching.
She has served in various HR roles with firms ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in the financial services, high-tech and consulting industries. As a business leader first, Patricia translates business goals into HR priorities to drive optimal results. She effectively partners with the business to design global strategic HR solutions to support growth that is balanced with an engaged workforce.
At StoneTurn, Patricia is also a devoted “coach” to the firm’s Partners and employees, offering firm-wide collaboration and support. She is an advocate for the performance management process as a driver of success for both the firm and its professionals, espousing the message that everyone should recognize their strengths and “own” their career strategy. Additionally, she ensures that HR aligns talent acquisition, training, benefits and compensation with the firm’s values while maintaining competitive offerings.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Patricia held various leadership positions with financial services firms, including KeyBank and KeyCorp, Fleet Bank and Fidelity Investments. In 2001, she relocated to Atlanta to assume an executive position with a start-up insurance firm, which was later purchased by Axis Capital, where she established all HR functions for the firm that eventually went public. She gained experience in consulting as the HR Director for a global procurement company and as an executive coach for the Mulling Corporation.
Patricia is a certified Birkman Consultant.