TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Vanessa Patsavas from TBI
As the Director of Human Resources at TBI, Vanessa is responsible for the planning and management of all Human Resources programs at TBI. She works closely with the leadership team, providing human resources counsel and direction and helping to develop strategic staffing plans and offering compensation guidance.
Vanessa’s overall goal is to ensure TBI’s employees are happy, engaged and have the resources they need to build their careers in telecom. Vanessa started her career in Human Resources at a boutique executive recruiting firm in downtown Chicago.
Prior to joining TBI, Vanessa was the Head of Human Resources at SCB & Associates, an international commodity brokerage firm. Vanessa has over 10 years experience in Human Resources Management and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Illinois Chicago. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
What do you love about your job?
I love that I can make a positive impact on employees and their work environment.
What do you like about working at TBI?
I enjoy collaborating with talented individuals to help take TBI to the next level.
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there” – Theodore Roosevelt
What is a key tidbit you give to others?
Don’t put limitations on yourself. If you really want something, go for it. You might not get it right away, but if you work hard towards it, every step you take will be in the right direction.
Favorite vacation/getaway destination?
I really enjoy a quick weekend getaway to Disney World in the winter. I find it very relaxing.
If you could have any superpower what would it be?
I would love to be able to stop time- it moves way too fast!
Connect with Vanessa on LinkedIn.