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Director of Human Resources

Carrie A. Patton

My Approach

I am the Director of Human Resources for the law firm of Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.   In this role, I lead the Human Resources team and guide the firm both in its overall human resources strategy, as well as day-to-day tactics. Among my responsibilities are compensation and benefits; policy development and administration; employee relations; performance management and recruiting.

I have more than 20 years of experience in the human resources profession, and have worked with a diverse range of companies and industries.

I am an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), where I currently serve the Twin Cities chapter as a member of the Board of Directors and Immediate Past President. In addition, I am Treasurer of the Minnesota SHRM State Council.

I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Bemidji State University, and my Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University School of Business. I am a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP),  and certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute.