Patty DeDominic "currently operates DeDominic & Associates, a specialized business consulting firm which offers professional services to enterprise builders and other high achievers. She is former owner of PDQ Personnel Services, Inc. and CT Engineering which she founded in 1979 and sold to Select Staffing, now the nation’s largest privately held staffing firm.
"Ms. DeDominic was named Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the LA Business Journal and has received over twenty distinguished awards including recognition by the United States Department of Labor and other organizations as one of America’s finest employers; The Bank One Top Customer Service Award; The Artemis Award presented in Greece; and The President’s Award from Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) presented in Washington, DC. She was inducted into the Women’s Business Owners Hall of Fame over ten years ago.
"As a leading community volunteer, Patty has chaired the Board of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce as well as the foundation for SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Business) and was the National President of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She currently serves as a Director of the Jane Goodall Institute and sits on the Board of Governors for the Hugh O'Brian Youth Government at Harvard University and is a case study of successful entrepreneurship and succession planning at Stanford University.
"She is active on the board of Fraser Communications, The Jane Goodall Institute and served as a advisor to Dean Joseph Nye at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. A mentor for Pepperdine University and other innovative institutions, DeDominic loves learning and teaching.
"DeDominic wrote and published “The New World of Work”, a practical guide to working in the new millennium and is a featured speaker and resource for the media."