Patty earned a B.S. from the College of William & Mary, double majoring in mathematics and economics, and then she earned an M.A. in economics from VCU. Her work experience includes positions at the Virginia Lottery and the Virginia Department of Taxation as well as teaching economics at VCU. She enjoys giving back to her community by volunteering with various organizations, including: Feed More, the PTSA at her children’s schools, her neighborhood homeowner’s association, and her favorite - reading with first graders at George Mason Elementary School. Patty enjoys meeting students and helping them realize their post-secondary dreams.