Patty’s career-long mission has been to help people have satisfying and happy lives under the challenging circumstances of living with dementia symptoms, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, or neuro-cognitive decline. Born and raised in Laurel, Maryland, Patty earned a B.S. from University of Maryland, and Masters of Business Administration / Masters of Health Administration from Pfeiffer University. She has been a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Therapist since 1993. Currently, she is the Memory Care Manager for a large corporation in Maryland. Patty lives in Ellicott City with her wonderful husband, two daughters and German shepherd; they spend most of their free time traveling and watching their daughters play soccer.