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Carla Patalano

Carla Patalano


How I Might Be Able to Assist

Contact me with for questions or information on human resources, team dynamics, analytics and strategic management.

Professional Projects or Initiatives of Interest

Generational differences, analytics in human resources, group work in adult education.



DBA, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
MBA, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA
BSBA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
Mediator Certification, Mediation Training Institute International
Executive Coaching Certification, The Coaches Training Institute
Situational Leadership® Certification, Center for Leadership Studies
MBTI Certification

Courses Taught at CCG:

MBA 545 Capstone
HRM 530 Employee & Labor Relations
HRM 530 Total Rewards Approach to Compensation & Benefits

Professional Experience:

Dr. Patalano brings a strong focus on adult learners and online delivery methods as a result of her 20 years of experience in higher education. Her academic background is paired with executive-level management experience from a variety of industries including financial services, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing and nonprofit.

Publications and Lectures:

Patalano, C. (2016, March). Taking the ‘groan!’ out of group work in Graduate School. Edcor Monthly Advisor Newsletter. Retrieved from

Patalano, C. (2015, March). College rankings just one piece of the puzzle. Edcor Monthly Advisor Newsletter. Retrieved from

Minsker, M. (2014, May). The Evolution of the MBA - What business schools are doing to better prepare your future employees. CRM Magazine. Retrieved from

Patalano, C. (2013, October). Bridging the Generation Gap at work post-economic recovery. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Greater Monadnock Society for Human Resources Management, Keene, N.H.

Gruenbaum, S. & Patalano, C. (2013, September 12). Next-generation benefits professionals - Your benefits career 2.0. Poster session presented at the meeting of the New England Employee Benefits Council, Boston, M.A.

Interview in Bal, K. (2013, August 7). The growing IT gap. HR Executive. Retrieved from

Interview in Bal, K. (2013, June 17). Drawing digital boundaries. HR Executive. Retrieved from

Marrapodi, J. & Patalano, C. (2013, May). MOOCs and OERs: WIFFM? WIFFT? Poster session presented at the meeting of the International Society for Performance Improvement–Massachusetts Chapter, Massachusetts. Slides available at

Patalano, C. (2013, March 30). Educational programs and engaged customer service. Guest presented on the HR Power Hour with David Ciullo. Recording available at

Patalano, C. (2008). A study of the relationship between generational group identification and organizational commitment: Generation X vs. Generation Y. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, F.L.

Patalano, C. (2008, January.) [Review of the book Punk Marketing-Get off Your Ass and Join the Revolution. by R. Laermer & M. Simmons]. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 13,1.

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