Patti was born in the Chicago suburbs but spent most of her life in Ohio. She started her career in veterinary medicine as a volunteer at a local humane society. She later transitioned to specialty medicine after graduating from technical school. Patti worked in both oncology and internal medicine before finally settling on cardiology during an extensive career at The Ohio State University. She became specialty certified in Cardiology in 2014. In 2015, Patti and her husband moved to Colorado to be closer to family. She worked as a specialty technician in cardiology at Colorado State University where she had a unique role in their interventional procedures. Patti joined PetCardia in 2019, primarily working in Loveland but also staying involved in interventional procedures at Wheat Ridge. In her free time, Patti and her husband enjoy being outside while exploring Colorado as well as tasting new beers at breweries around the state. Patti maintains an active role in the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians with a specialty in cardiology.