About Patricia Murakami

Kevin Oakes

Senior Director, Member Services

Patricia Murakami is a Senior Director in Member Services. She has over 20 years of experience in the human capital space with 15 years as an independent practitioner. Her primary focus of expertise is on organizational behavior issues in management level positions as well as customized performance management systems. Prior to that she was co-owner of an e-learning site and consulted nationally for a boutique organizational behavior firm. Before her work in the human capital field she was the Marketing Manager for a global real estate management association. She has been published in several real estate and human capital trade publications.

She has her MBA from The Kellogg Graduate School of Business-Northwestern University in Organizational Behavior and International Business/Marketing, and a BA from Wittenberg University in English and Psychology. She lives in the northwestern Chicago suburbs with her husband and two teenage athletes where she volunteers at the high school with their teams as well as other youth-related boards and groups.