Born in Pittsburgh, Patrice graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 and moved to Columbus, Ohio to pursue employment utilizing her degree in Chemical Engineering. Through her nine years in Columbus she consulted for various firms on environmental remediation, biofuels, labscale process controls and CO2 sequestration. She had spent the last year consulting on the last chemical weapons demilitarization facility to be built in America and is currently in West Virginia for a process engineering position.
She is also an advid rock climber, cyclist holding an IMBA Level 1 Instructor Certificate and hobby photographer. She creates jewelry and accessories periodically and historical items can be found through Flickr.