About Patricia

Patricia E. Williams is a partner in the Managed Services- Human Resources Department of the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She came to Marcum via the Firm’s merger with Raffa, P.C., one of the nation’s preeminent public accounting and business consulting firms, specializing in nonprofits. Ms. Williams has worked with nonprofit clients for more than 25 years.

She co-leads a team of 15 Human Resources generalists in the Managed Human Resources Practice. Utilizing a strategic approach, Ms. Williams helps clients develop policies and procedures that result in a more efficient human resources function and an improved ability to attract and retain quality staff. She has particular expertise in facilitating productive collaboration between organization leaders and staff and is skilled in employee relations, mediation, benefits administration, professional development, and policy development.

Ms. Williams manages a team supporting clients in a variety of additional human resources related service areas including, training, compensation, human resources assessments, and payroll management.

Her previous experience includes roles as Human Resources director for Goodwill Industries International, director of Human Resources and Administration for the Public Welfare Foundation, and executive director of a local nonprofit serving young adults with learning disabilities.


Human Resources Efficiencies
Employee Relations
Benefits Administration
Policy Development

Industry Focus

Nonprofit Organizations


Masters of Education,
Lehigh University

Bachelor of Arts,
Wheeling Jesuit University