Patty began her insurance career in 1996 with the Morrow Insurance Agency. Patty grew up in Newman, Illinois. She is a 1986 graduate of Newman High School and went on to receive her Associates Degree in Accounting from Parkland Community College. Patty is also involved in her local community. She attends the First Church of God and devotes time serving her community is many ways. She currently resides in Brocton and loves spending time with her three children, Briana, Caleb, and Kennedy, and grandson Beckett.