Patty is a born and raised Chicagoan who received her degree from DePaul University in Finance. Growing up in Chicago has allowed Patty to see how the city has changed over the years and boy have there been some changes. Before settling in, she took some time to live in California and Colorado. Always having her eyes on real estate and design has allowed Patty to be a natural fit for the company. She has participated in flipping a dozen projects on her own. Her combination of finance and her passion for remodeling has been invaluable to Areté. In her free time Patty and her husband love spending their time with their two wonderful girls, and the greatest dog on the planet, Frank.