Patricia Munchel joined PAE in October 2014 and currently serves as the company’s chief human resources officer. In this role, Munchel is responsible for leading all aspects of the company's talent strategy and for managing the infrastructure that supports a diverse global workforce of over 20,000 employees.
Munchel has broad experience leading high-performance HR organizations that are aligned to the strategic objectives of government contractors. Prior to joining PAE, Munchel served as the executive HR leader for Harris IT Services. Munchel joined Harris IT Services in 2007 through the acquisition of Multimax, Inc. where she held the role as director of human resources. Prior to that, Munchel held senior human resources leadership roles for eight years with SAIC and WorldCom. Munchel earned her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University with continued graduate studies from the University of Virginia. She currently serves on the board of advisors for James Madison University’s School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.