Entrepreneur, strategic adviser, supporter of women’s issues, Patty DeDominic is a force of nature. In 1979 she founded CT Engineering and PDQ Personnel Services, Inc. that grew into a power house staffing agency. In 2006, she sold her businesses to a privately held firm that is now over one billion dollars in annual sales nationally and one of the nation’s largest human resources/staffing firms.
Patty 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.
The non-profit world has been Patty’s special passion, and for over 20 years she has been a board member in the National Association of Women Business Owners and Chambers of Commerce, SCORE and leading nonprofit organizations like the Jane Goodall Institute and Direct Relief International. In 2007 she launched the International Women’s Festivals to celebrate women around the world in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
Capitalizing on over two decades of successful experiences as an entrepreneur and board member, she currently operates DeDominic & Associates, a specialized business consulting firm that offers professional services to enterprise builders www.dedominic.com
Other books by Patty include Land It, Job Hunting Tips for Prime of Lifers and Get It,Shortcuts to Job Success (for new grads).