Pat has always had an affinity to music. As one of her passions, Pat discovered the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival and immediately felt a connection with the personal interaction of each performance. She is fascinated with musical education, as well as developing strong connections with the community. Pat and her husband, Brad, have two daughters and have lived in Newburyport for 8 years. She has her undergraduate degree from Clemson University and her MBA from Johns Hopkins. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She owns Beach Plum Flower Shop in Newburyport.