Patrick Crane brings over 25 years of HR Technology Consulting and HR Operations experience to his role as Regional Vice President for Jeitosa Group International. Patrick’s most recent positions prior to joining Jeitosa, were as the Director of HR Operations for Dollar Financial Group (DFG) and Director of HR Services for VWR International. For both organizations Patrick lead the effort to create global HR shared services organization, enabled by the implementation of cloud-based, global HR technology solutions.
Patrick’s career prior to DFG and VWR, was spent equally divided between project management consulting engagements and direct employment, including extensive, multi-year positions in purely HR functional and IT management roles. His core competency and passion lie in establishing strategic direction for enterprise-wide global HR solutions, as well as their implementations and optimizations.
Patrick began his career at IBM as an HR Generalist and Employee Relations Advisor. As a consultant, he worked for The Hunter Group, ADP’s Enterprise Solutions Group and Cap Gemini, where he served as a project manager for over 15 ERP implementations. He also served as Corporate Systems Application Manager for Genesis Healthcare. Patrick received his MBA in Human Resources Management from the University of Connecticut and BA in Social Psychology from the University of Rochester. He also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).