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Patricia M. Nazemetz is a Talent Management Consultant specializing in executive succession strategies as well as the design of effective executive transitions. Prior to establishing NAZ DEC, a talent consultancy, in 2011, Ms. Nazemetz was Chief Human Resource and Ethics Officer for Xerox Corporation. She was responsible for the design, development and execution of the company’s talent strategy. In addition to talent and leadership development and succession planning, her areas of expertise include executive compensation, employee benefits, workplace flexibility, employment branding, effective work environments and employee engagement. She also has experience in corporate governance and business ethics.
Ms. Nazemetz has significant executive coaching experience. She consults with organizations to develop effective executive succession plans, particularly in the C-suite. She also puts her extensive experiences to work helping clients build strategic talent management capabilities and establish effective work environments.
Ms. Nazemetz currently serves on several boards, including YRCW (NASDAQ: YRCW) where she chairs the Compensation Committee and Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL). She also serves on the board of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Madison Strategies, a workforce development organization. In the recent past she served on the boards of Fordham University, Catholic Health Services of Long Island; Astoria Bank (NYSE: AF); WMS Industries (NYSE: WMS) and TransforMED, a subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Practice.
In the past, she served on the Physician Payment Review Commission by Congressional appointment as well as on the boards of NCQA, which she chaired for several years, National Business Group on Health, Kaiser Foundation Health Plans of New York and Energy East (formerly NYSE:EAS).
A native of New York City, she holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in philosophy from Fordham University. She also is a member of YWCA’s Academy of Women Achievers and a recipient of YWCA’s BRAVA award and Families and Work Institute’s Work Life Legacy award.