Patty was recognized for her leadership and business achievements in her professional career with CoorsTek, Dow Chemical Company and A. Schulman; as well as the leadership roles held in non-profit organizations such as the Girl Scouts of America Regional Council Board of Trustees, Board member of Zonta International, Saginaw Future, Inc. Task Force Member, University of Akron college of Business Administration Marketing Advisory Board member and the University of Akron Office of Advancement Branding Advisory Committee. Patty was one of four alumni receiving this distinction, and joins an esteemed group of business colleagues before her.
Patty graduated from YSU with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Industrial Marketing. She also holds an MBA from the University of Akron and has completed the Babson College and IMD Executive Management and Entrepreneurial programs.
The college founded the Alumni Awards in 1997 to establish an annual tradition of honoring alumni who personify the college’s tradition of excellence. The award recognizes notable and accomplished alumni who have excelled in their career and community contributions and who embody the values and spirit of the university. Youngstown State alumni remain involved and active with the university and form an extensive external network that benefit both current students and recent graduates.
Photo Credit: Business Journal Daily, 30 Oct. 2017