Patricia, or Patty, has served as CEO and Executive Director of the Children’s Cancer Center for nearly a decade. She is also the mother of two teenagers. Devoted to daughter Regan and son Jack, Patty strives to foster a family environment that is loving, supportive and structured.
The other children in Patty’s life are facing serious illness. The Children’s Cancer Center has been a valuable resource to Tampa Bay families for 45 years and Patty is driven to make a difference in their lives. She raises funds and implements programs providing emotional, financial and educational support for families dealing with life-threatening illness. She has combined her education degrees with solid business acumen. She provides vital assistance and empathy for those grappling with cancer and serious blood disorders. She seeks creative solutions for
complex problems. Her job demands early morning meetings, late-night benefits and frequent evening events
and Patty makes the time, often taking her children and husband with her. Patty is grateful to the families at the Children’s Cancer Center, as they have taught her to savor each precious moment spent with those she loves.