Patti's communications career has covered a broad spectrum: she has worked in the entertainment, hospitality, food & beverage, insurance and finance sectors — all in public-facing roles. She has also worked in a nonprofit environment and in an agency setting, where she represented clients across a wide array of industries from fashion to biotech.
While working in the entertainment industry, Patti served as an assistant publicist to Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead), Cory Michael Smith (Gotham), Andy Mientus (Smash), Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel) and Matt McGorry (Orange is the New Black).
At Warner Bros. Picture Publicity, Patti helped manage premieres, most notably: Inception, The Hobbit, The Dark Knight Rises, The Great Gatsby and Man of Steel. She has also worked alongside the Whistler Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, the GRAMMY Awards, the Academy Awards and the Tony Awards.
As a marketing contractor, she has worked with an assortment of clients, including: the United States Navy, Navy Office of Community Outreach, and the national fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho, among others.
In her current role, she manages marketing at Fortegra Financial, a global, billion-dollar, B2B finance and insurance company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
Patti obtained her bachelor's degree from Middlebury College and is currently pursuing a master's degree from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois.