Center for Corporate Education and Training and the Advanced Energy Institute, Stony Brook University
Pat is the Executive Director of The Center for Corporate Education and Training and the Advanced Energy Institute at Stony Brook University and is nationally recognized as the founding Chair of the Outreach, Engagement & Economic Development Network for the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. Pat conducts forums with labor, education and industry on skill gaps, transitional professionals and emerging jobs. She currently supports Governor Cuomo's Long Island Regional Economic Development Council as facilitator of the Workforce and Education Group and has consulted for the Federal Department of Labor's WIRED forums. Pat designed the global/national award winning "Wall Street and Beyond Transitional Professional Program," serving over 2,000 and exceeding national employment outcomes. She launched the Advanced Energy Training Institute, a training and research hub for clean energy credentials. Pat presents nationally and internationally on the university's role in workforce and economic development and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton and a Master’s from Stony Brook University.