Julia Patterson is Director, Human Resources. She joined the RTA team in October, 1999.

Patterson manages human resources services, policies, and programs for the RTA. She assists departments in meeting their business objectives by providing a full range of human resources consulting services, including employment and recruitment, benefit and compensation administration, employee relations, training and development, organizational development, and policy and procedure development.

Patterson has over 25 years of experience in human resources. Prior to working for the RTA, she worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Kemper Financial Services and as an independent consultant.

Patterson has a bachelor’s degree in Business from Northern Illinois University and a master’s in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has a Professional Human Resources (PHR) and Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certifications.