|Patty Smallsreed Bio|
Patty Smallsreed is Managing Partner of PDS Group, LLC, an HR consulting firm, specializing in the alignment of employee reward programs and value proposition in support of the business strategy. Prior to starting her own consulting firm, Patty served as Senior Vice President and Chicago Market Leader for Aon Hewitt and had served as the Market Leader for Aon Consulting before the merger of Aon Consulting and Hewitt Associates. Prior to joining Aon in August 2010, Patty was with Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) where she served in numerous leadership positions in Detroit, Chicago and Cincinnati. Most recently, she held the position of Market Leader for the Michigan market. Prior to transferring to Detroit, Patty served as a senior Client Relationship Manager for Towers Perrin in Chicago, where she had overall responsibility for several large, complex clients, coordinating all services and ensuring that the consulting services were aligned with the client’s business needs.
Patty has a B.S. in mathematics from Purdue University. She is an associate of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the Academy of Actuaries, and an enrolled actuary. She has served on the Boards of various professional and nonprofit organizations and is a member of the University Club of Chicago. She was elected to HRMAC’s Board in 2011 and currently serves as Chair of the Finance Committee, on the Leadership Series committee and the Centennial Task Force.