A veteran of more than 25 years in the petrochemical industry, Pat joined the firm following her retirement from TOTAL Petrochemicals’ Port Arthur refinery, where she served in a number of management roles. Prior to her tenure at TOTAL, Pat spent 10 years as a human resource professional at Mobil with assignments in Houston, Beaumont, and upstate New York. While at TOTAL, Pat served as the first female and minority chairperson of the Golden Triangle Business Roundtable and as chair of the Southeast Texas Workforce Board.

Pat was the recipient of the 2009 Athena Award, a nationwide program that recognizes the accomplishments of women in business.  In 2009, Pat’s career and service accomplishments were read on the congressional floor by Congressman Ted Poe.  She  remains active in community service and sits on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations in the Beaumont and Port Arthur area.