Patty Bedient, NACD.DC
Lead Independent Director and Chair Elect
Alaska Air Group; Independent Director, Park Hotels & Resorts, Suncor Energy
Patricia (Patty) Bedient was EVP and CFO of Weyerhaeuser Company. She joined Weyerhaeuser as VP, strategic planning, and later served as SVP, finance and strategic planning. Prior to joining Weyerhaeuser, Bedient served as the managing partner of Arthur Andersen LLP’s Seattle Office. Bedient is the lead independent director of Alaska Air Group and serves on the boards of Suncor Energy and Park Hotels and Resorts. She is a trustee of Overlake Hospital Medical Center, vice chair of the governing board of Oregon State University, and on the advisory board for the Foster School of business at the University of Washington. She was named a Director of the Year for the Puget Sound (2019) and the Wall Street Journal
named her among the Top 25 CFOs in the country (2012). Puget Sound Business Journal
named her to the 2012 Women of Influence and as the 2011 CFO of the Year.