Patty has worked in the fields of Organization Development and Learning for over 20 years. In the first 10 years of her career she was an internal consultant at University of California-Berkeley, Kaiser Permanente, and Apple Computer. Since she joined Interaction Associates in 1997, she has consulted across a broad range of clients and projects. In addition, she has held several leadership positions in IA over the years. She holds a bachelor's degree in general psychology, a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology (both from San Francisco State University), and did post-graduate internships at both Kaiser Permanente and the Stanford Business School.
TJX, Stanford University, Chicago Public Library, PG&E, Kaiser Permanente
Pro Bono Clients:
She is a volunteer mediator with Community Boards of San Francisco and the Office of Citizen Complaints.
On Working at IA:
I do this work because it never stops fascinating me. At IA, I can bring everything I know and everything I am to work, every day. It's the best deal I can imagine.
Content Featuring Patty McManus
You’ve created highly engaging, effective training programs, and put follow-up processes in place. Your managers have attended development sessions and returned to work excited to use their new skills. Yet, months later, somehow nothing has ...Read more
Change is a process, not an event. There are three important keys to leading this process, and overlooking any of them practically guarantees poor results.
Interaction Associates Senior Consultant Patty McManus is a leading expert with more than 25 years experience helping leaders manage change.