Major Patricia A. "Patra" Frame, US Air Force retired, founded Strategies for Human Resources which trains senior managers on effective hiring, performance management, and people-related decision-making. Clients learn to achieve their goals by integrating their company's culture into their personnel actions. Frame is a highly sought-after speaker and writer; she recently published Networking Guide for Military in Transition and Veterans (2016). Frame's community involvement focuses on career development, especially for women veterans in technology.
On March 23, Frame received the 2016 Virginia Small Business Veteran of the Year Award at the Veterans in Business Conference at the Army Navy Country Club. Frame exemplifies the spirit of this award in her service to her country, her success in business, and her involvement with her community.