Patricia Hunt Sinacole


Patricia Hunt Sinacole joined the board in March of 2023. She is the CEO and Founder of First Beacon Group LLC (, a Human Resources (HR) consulting firm that provides HR services to a wide variety of companies across New England. Pattie holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Babson. Pattie’s diverse industry experience includes working with clients in healthcare, technology, financial services, non-profits, biotechnology, higher education, e-commerce, professional services, medical devices and life sciences. Pattie also serves as a regular “Job Doc” columnist, speaker and blogger for and the Boston Globe.

Pattie lives in Hopkinton with her husband, Jay. Pattie has two older children, Haley and Dan. Pattie blames their daughter, Haley, for her love of rescue dogs. The Sinacoles currently have two rescue dogs, Charlotte and Merle. Combined, Charlotte and Merle weigh about 25 lbs. Both dogs like chasing squirrels and sleeping on the back deck on sunny days.

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 Joined us: 2023