Patty is originally from Atlanta, GA but has lived in Columbia for over 25 years. She enjoys all kinds of sports and is a die-hard Braves fan. She also works as a musician playing drums at Shandon Baptist Church and a couple of other churches. She also plays at several community theatres around town and plays for the Pantasia Steel Drum Band. She holds a BS degree from North Georgia College and a MM from the University of South Carolina.