Patty has been a Registered Nurse for over 15 years with much of her experience in bedside nursing. She was awarded the “Outstanding Nurse” award from the Community College of Baltimore County in 2006 AND 2011.  While she was in the nursing program there, she was elected president of the nursing program student body by her peers and faculty. Patty is an active member of the American Nurses Association and her local Maryland chapter. Patty became licensed through the Maryland Board of Nursing in 2013. Outside of her nursing career, she was a member of the Girl Scouts for 13 years. During that time, she earned the silver award and the gold award, which are the two highest awards in the Girl Scouts. Her biggest joys are traveling with her husband, hanging out with family and friends, crafting, and participating in outdoor activities. She is the proud mother of her fur babies and she is an amazing aunt to her nieces and nephews.