As Associate Director of Development, Patti works to optimize philanthropic support for the Bren School, in response to academic priorities established by the Bren School Dean and Assistant Dean for Partnerships and Development. She provides leadership on specific fundraising and programmatic strategic goals, initiatives, and projects with key partners. Prior to joining Bren, Patti worked as a legal assistant at Alston & Bird LLP, a leading national and international law firm, providing support to attorneys in the Environmental and Land Use practice.
Patti was an undergraduate at UCSB for two years before attending UCLA where she received her BA in Political Science. A Southern California Coast native, Patti enjoys being active outdoors paddling in the ocean, hiking our scenic mountain trails, and playing a competitive game of pickleball with friends on weekends.