Patricia “Patty” Hampton, CSP
Vice President and Managing Partner, Nonprofit HR
Direct: 202.644.7423
Executive Search, Staffing

Get to know Patty!


You won’t meet a more pleasant, passionate and committed talent management champion than Patty Hampton. Nationally-recognized as a beacon of light for social sector people management, and since 2001, she has served in a dual leadership capacity as Managing Partner and Chief Social Impact Officer. Among her many accomplishments with the firm, Patty helped build its infrastructure, culture and workforce.

Patty is creator of the firm’s social enterprise collaborative, and spearheads multiple strategies and business initiatives. In her role as Managing Partner, she co-leads the firm’s business and financial strategies and is a member of the senior management team.

Innovation is a personal core value of Patty’s which has helped her shape the firm’s executive recruitment and consultation services. Her expertise includes developing and delivering training programs and facilitating focus groups that result in an enriched employee/supervisor relationship and engaged workforce culture. Before joining Nonprofit HR, Patty served as Director of Human Resources with ASAE, The Center for Association Leadership (formerly known as the American Society of Association Executives). Before ASAE, Patty dedicated more than ten years of her career to a large trade association.

Patty is a certified PDA (Personal Development Analysis) Analyst. The PDA Assessment is a reliable, scientifically validated tool specifically developed to understand and describe the behavioral styles of individuals in hiring and working environments. The PDA is used in the firm’s retained executive and professional search practice and in its internal hiring and talent development practices, as well. Patty is a Certified Staffing Professional, a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), an advocate for the Women in Leadership Council with the American Staffing Association and is a former board member with the Social Enterprise Alliance. She received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Trinity University in Washington, D.C. Active in the community, Patty is an ardent volunteer and donor with nonprofits on the east and west coast.

Pronouns: She, her, hers

Patty’s Recent Blogs and Webinars

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