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Patricia Harris
Jul 8, 2020 | Executive staff

Patricia Harris

Patricia “Trish" Harris is a workers' compensation professional with 28 years of experience, all at BWC. She became COO in September 2020 after serving as Chief of Claims Services since April 2019.   

Trish began as a student intern at BWC during her undergraduate studies and joined BWC full time as a claim services specialist in 1991.  She earned a promotion to the Training Department, where she led agency wide training initiatives for BWC employees. In this role, she was named BWC Employee of the Year in 2006.  

Trish was later named manager of the Cincinnati Service Office to manage claims, risk and safety services. Inspired by her passion for educating customers, she created training workshops that specifically targeted newly formed small and minority businesses. Trish has been instrumental as a member of numerous process improvement workgroups and led efforts to improve BWC's hiring and succession planning efforts.     

Trish received her bachelor's degree in organizational leadership from Xavier University and completed a master's degree in adult and higher education from the University of Missouri.