An intuitive business strategist, Patti founded Imagine That in 1985 after studying design at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. She has an informal approach to creative problem solving, and her insightful perspective leads to design that is as fresh as it is effective. Working with a smile and a down-to-earth attitude, Patti has built the business largely on referrals, and is recognized in the industry for her ability to sustain successful long-term client relationships.
Extremely active in the arts, non-profit and travel/hospitality community, she is the Co-Founder and driving force behind Tango Diva- an online travel magazine and social network empowering women to travel.
Patti is an active Board Director of VIDA – a Bay Area non-profit providing medical relief to Latin America, a member of SPARK/ celebrating women who ignite global change, a member of the SF Golden Gate Breakfast Club and last, but not least – an avid member of NATAS.
She has served as a judge for many design competitions over the years, as an entrepreneurial mentor, and as an arbiter for Printing Industries of Northern California.
She has presided over Artists in Print, served on the HOW DESIGN Conference Advisory Council and served on the award-winning “STEP in design” Magazines Advisory Board.
In 2021 she is serving as Commodore for Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association – a 107 Yacht Club organization.