Southwestern Appoints Patty Hoppenstedt Vice President of Human Resources

Patty Hoppenstedt has joined Southwestern Family of Companies as vice president of Human Resources.

In her new role, Hoppenstedt will be responsible for providing consultation on strategic staffing plans, including compensation, benefits, training and development, budget and labor relations.

“Patty has spent more than 20 years in HR within a variety of industries,” said Dustin Hillis, CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies. “That will be a huge advantage as she assists our diverse family of companies with their HR needs.”

Prior to joining Southwestern, Hoppenstedt held HR leadership roles at a variety of companies and city governments including DentaQuest, Amedisys, Village of Schaumburg, and Levy Security Corporation. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and holds an MBA specializing in Human Resources Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.