Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Patricia Clabeaux oversees the Human Resources department, including the Learning Center. She is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s workforce strategy, and for sustaining an engaged workforce and positive organizational culture to enable the company to achieve its strategic goals. Clabeaux oversees all aspects of the company’s workforce strategy, including organizational development, change management, benefits and compensation, associate development, talent acquisition and retention, rewards and recognition, associate relations, human resources technology and compliance.
She leads and executes strategies to ensure the company’s human capacities and energies are aligned with the company’s mission, vision and values. Clabeaux also leads numerous initiatives and programs intended to increase associate satisfaction, and works with key areas of the company to ensure initiatives have adequate resources to achieve successful outcomes.
Clabeaux is an active member of the community and serves as chair of the board of directors for the Elizabeth Pierce Olmsted Center for Sight. In addition, she serves on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus board of directors and the advisory board for several hotel management programs. She was instrumental in the development and support of the National Statler Center for Careers in Hospitality Management.
She earned her bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in human resource management from the State University of New York at Buffalo.