Interior Design Manager
Patty is employed by Virginia Tech as the Interior Design Manager in the University Design and Construction Department. She commutes daily from Salem, VA where she lives with her husband Joel and sons Zach (17) and Sean (13). She also has two stepchildren: Chris (20) and Melanie (12). An adjunct faculty member since 2004, Patty teaches two interior design classes for Virginia Western Community College. Prior to Virginia Tech, Patty spent more than 20 years working in design and sales for local office furniture dealers, as well as design and sales/owner of her own business. She spends leisure time with the family by attending the children's sporting and band events and manages to squeeze in yoga classes a few times a week at the Salem Y.
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1984)
CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
Certified Interior Designer, Commonwealth Of Virginia (CID)
National Council Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Professional Membership
•Involvement with all construction and major renovations on the Virginia Tech campus