Patti Hall is a Managing Partner with QLK. She brings over two decades of experience specializing in general management, senior commercial and operations leadership across a diverse industry group in healthcare/life sciences, medical device, pharmaceutical, health and wellness and consumer products. Patti has conducted over 150 executive searches across the healthcare continuum, placing senior executives who add sustainable leadership to their management teams.
Patti began her search career with an established retained executive search firm in Atlanta, where she managed senior-level client work for general management, finance, marketing, and operations functions. After relocating to Chicago, and as a member of the Global Life Sciences Practice for a publicly traded retained executive search firm, Patti partnered with Rx, OTC and medical device and diagnostics client companies to build and enhance management teams. In a prior retained executive search firm she served on the global technology review committee and led national training for company-wide program rollout.
In her most recent position, Patti drove talent strategies for executive recruiting within the emerging health and wellness consumer sector and healthcare where she served a broad range of clients; from San Francisco-based startups to global, public entities. She maintains executive leadership team relationships with public, privately-held and family-run companies, numerous private equity, startup and VC organizations.
As a fluent French speaker, Patti spent a number of years living in France where she developed an appreciation for global business models and cultures. She earned her bachelor's degree from Ashland University in Ohio. Patti resides on Chicago's North Shore, is a board member of the Career Resource Center and a member of the Healthcare Business Women's Association and WBL – Women Business Leaders.