Patsy Porter

Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management

As Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Management, Patsy Porter is responsible for directing all of Paltech’s Human Resource (HR) functions in accordance with established policies and programs. Her expertise in talent management and organizational development allow her to serve as a strategic human capital advisor to the management team in the areas of talent and retention, employee relations, performance management, training, compensation and employment law compliance. She provides leadership and oversight of facilities administration, purchasing departments and budgets.

Prior to joining Paltech in 2000, Patsy managed HR functions at an IT company where she implemented HR best practices that saved her employers thousands of operating dollars. Since joining Paltech, she has spearheaded implementation of internal operating efficiencies that save Paltech thousands of dollars annually.

Patsy is a graduate of Averett College and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) as well as a certified practitioner of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test. Patsy frequently attends seminars and classes that keep her current on the latest changes to HR requirements and management issues.


  • BA, Averett College, Business Administration
  • Certificate, The University of North Carolina Keenan-Flagler Business School, Business of Human Resources Program

Board Memberships

  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Human Resources Association of the National Capital Area (HRA-NCA)
  • American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
  • World at Work Global Association for HR Professionals
  • American Association of Notaries

Awards & Certifications

  • HR Certification Institute, Senior Professional in Human Resources, SPHR®
  • Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM-SCP
  • Commendation Letter for Implementing ISO Certification
  • Commendation Letter for Successful Department of Labor Audit
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Notary Public

Cherise Haskins

Vice President of Contracts

Omar Kader

Chairman and CEO

Patsy Porter

Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management