A proven relationship builder, Patricia is a founding member of LabAnswer and serves as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Patricia began her professional career more than thirty years ago as a programmer in Houston, Texas where she was a key member of a team developing an interactive graphics package to assist geologists and geophysical interpreters place drilling platforms.
In 1987, she became a consultant to McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis where she was a member of the programming team involved in the manufacture of the F-15, a U.S. Air Force fighter jet.
Later, Patricia, as an executive at LabAnswer, was instrumental in obtaining certifications that recognized LabAnswer in the business community as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise. In 1999, she was a recipient of the Top 20 Houston Women in Technology award and participated in Leadership America. She was named Entrepreneur of the Year for IT Services by Ernst & Young in 2002.
In addition to her leadership on the LabAnswer Board, Patricia also serves on the Board of Directors for the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation in Wichita, Kansas.
Patricia graduated with honors from Delta State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics. She continued her education by obtaining a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Mississippi..