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  1. 1. Patricia A. Mattesi (412) 445-2749 6939 Hilldale Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PPG Industries, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA November 2002 to Present Business Process Excellence Manager, Architectural Coatings January 2014 to Present Developed a comprehensive electronic process to improve efficiency, reduce cycle-time by 66% and eliminate non-value manual labor hours to complete the weekly payroll for 900 stores and 1800 employees. Proposed a benefits strategy, “Launch Benefits”, reformulating the benefits package offered to new retail employees, resulting in an overall shared cost savings of $1.5M and 10% increase in talent retention. Designed and executed business strategy to improve acquisition onboarding through the adoption of an HR acquisition guide enabling the team to successfully complete 5 acquisitions within a 4-month period with consistency and accuracy. Developed, in conjunction with Corporate IT and Talent Acquisition, an electronic new hire onboarding application culminating in 5 process efficiencies – offer management, payroll, benefits, policy compliance, and training. Lead restructuring efforts within the business unit, including reduction-in-force initiatives, acquisition integration and functional reorganization, producing business unit savings totaling $5.1M. Communicate, educate, and advocate to drive organizational change with regard to the adoption of continuous improvement principles. Implemented an employer subsidized employee wellness program at Cranberry location resulting in a 2.5% increase of fully engaged employees as well as a 7.1% reduction in absenteeism. HR Shared Services Center Manager, Corporate HR November 2008 to December 2013 Managed 11 direct reports responsible for the administration of 23 benefits plans, union and non-union, 14 pension plans, 6 payroll programs. Handled benefits and payroll inquiries/issues for 22K active employees and 15K retirees in the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Partnered with benefits carriers to expeditiously resolve benefit and pension issues. Identified gap in organization transactional performance resulting in migration of multiple transactional processes, such as disability and death management, from the field to the HR Shared Services Center. Annual headcount savings realized $250K. HR Benefits Specialist, Corporate HR June 2005 to October 2008 Provided benefits consultation and problem resolution to active salaried employees and retirees throughout corporation. Conducted new hire benefits orientations for 23 benefits plans, union and non-union. Tracked and resolved benefit claim and eligibility issues. Served as main employee concierge for retirement and severance processes. Human Resources Assistant, Architectural Coatings November 2002 to June 2005 Responsible for AAP/EEO quarterly and yearly reporting. Assisted Coatings field representatives with benefits/compensation/education assistance issues. Administered employee random drug program.
  2. 2. Patricia A. Mattesi (412) 445-2749 6939 Hilldale Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued) Mellon Bank, N.A. - Pittsburgh, PA April 1986 to May 1995 Compensation Analyst, Assistant Officer January 1993 to May 1995 Managed compensation for 15 departments throughout the organization. Extensive knowledge of exempt/non-exempt salary structures and coordination/administration of compensation benefits. Orchestrated new salary guidelines/job descriptions conversion for all secretarial positions within the institution. Familiar with all aspects of compensation conversions and training when mergers occur. Compensation Assistant October 1990 to January 1993 Provided customer service to managers within the institution on employee Compensation issues. Prepared employee salary increase information for presentation to Human Resource Generalists and CEO. Coordinated necessary implementations for all employee compensation activity. Executive Secretary, Check Services Division October 1987 to October 1990 Administrative Secretary, Corporate Trust April 1986 to October 1987 EDUCATION Carlow University - Pittsburgh, PA Bachelor of Science - Business Management Point Park College - Pittsburgh, PA Business Management CERTIFICATIONS Six Sigma Black Belt