She has worked in communications, marketing, and public relations for about 12 years. Additionally, she has served as a freelance print reporter and weekly newspaper columnist since 1995.
Patricia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication and a Masters Certificate in Public Writing and Editing from Youngstown State University. She is a blogger and avid volunteer for both the American Heart Association and Salvation Army.
Patricia is very involved with the charitable and community initiatives driven through her home parish of St. Christine Catholic Church. She makes her home in Boardman, Ohio with her husband Kerry and their son Kyle.