Patricia J. Mitchell
Retired Vice President, IBM
Chair of the Board of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center
President of the Board of the Center Club
When she was vice president of global sales operations for IBM Global Technology Services, Patricia J. Mitchell led worldwide sales operations for the company’s consulting and services organization.
Now, in retirement, Mitchell is leading the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, the Center Club and KCI Technologies, where she serves as chair of the executive compensation committee. She is also a member of the Maryland Advisory Board of SunTrust Bank.
Terry Neimeyer, CEO of KCI, says she encouraged him and many others to become a Tocqueville donor for the United Way.
“P.J. is a leader in the community and leads KCI’s board in efforts of gender diversity, compensation and outside sales processes,” he says. “Her community service on nonprofit and educational boards is unrivaled in Baltimore.”
She is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past chair of the Board of Trustees of Notre Dame of Maryland University. Mitchell is also past chair of the Women’s Leadership Council for United Way of America, the past chair of the Board of the Maryvale Preparatory School, a former member of the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board and of the board of United Way of Central Maryland
“Other than admitting that I am over 60, it is an honor to be among this distinguished group of leaders who have contributed so much to Baltimore and beyond,” Mitchell says. “Many of us have worked together in various ways to improve our community and to mentor the next generation of leaders.”
Mitchell has spoken at national and international executive conferences on the topics of leadership, liberal arts and STEM education, competitive differentiation and strategic planning.