Compass has hired Sara Patterson as Chief People Officer effective February 10, 2020. Patterson joins Compass after serving as Chief People Officer at Bonobos. After overseeing Bonobos' integration with Walmart in 2017, her role expanded to Vice President of HR and Talent Management for Walmart eCommerce.
In a statement, Compass Founder & CEO Robert Reffkin said: "Sara's experience building and scaling great cultures at some of today's most recognizable brands uniquely equips her to help Compass deliver a world-class employee experience. I'm excited to partner with her as we look to provide the Compass team with the best and most innovative HR and development strategies."
Patterson's hire follows a year of focused growth at Compass, during which the company tripled its Product & Engineering team across New York City, Seattle, D.C. and Hyderabad, India.