Patricia Elizondo

Patricia (Pat) Elizondo

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Patricia (Pat) Elizondo is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing for the Public Sector Business Group in Xerox Business Services. 

Elizondo is responsible for leading the sales and marketing resources and go-to-market strategy for all global transportation and government services (excluding government healthcare). 

Prior to this role, Elizondo directed the sales integration of Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) in Xerox’s Acquisition Operations office. This $6.5 billion acquisition enabled the acceleration of Xerox’s “Services Led” growth strategy. The integration was a global sales initiative in North America, Developing Markets, Europe and Asia-Pacific. 

Previously, Elizondo was responsible for leading Xerox Eastern Operations in achieving revenue, profit, customer loyalty and employee satisfaction objectives. She led a fully integrated sales and services delivery operation for eight Xerox Operations employing over 2,300 personnel. 

In 1981 Elizondo joined Xerox as an Internal Auditor. She progressed through a number of Financial, Sales, Operational and Field Management assignments including Indianapolis district controller, Northeast Ohio district manager, vice president / general manager of Maryland/Virginia Customer Business Unit, Senior Vice President of Industry Major Accounts Operations and Senior Vice President of Xerox Global Services Sales.

Elizondo has been recognized for her successful and dynamic leadership by a number of national publications. Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology Magazine named her one of the “50 Most Important Hispanics in Technology and Business”, and Hispanic Business named Elizondo to the “Top 25 Corporate Elite.” She frequently participates in speaking engagements and on executive panels including The Conference Board, the MIT Sloan Annual Sales Conference, Selling Power, NAFE and Dreamforce. She serves as a champion for diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology (STEM).

Elizondo holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and currently serves on their Dean’s Council. She earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1987. Previously Elizondo served as chairperson of the Multinational Development of Women in Technology (MDWIT).  Today she serves on the NAPE (National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity) Board of Directors and on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

She resides in Ellicott City, Md. with her husband John Kitowski and son, Kyle.