Patty joined the team in 2010 and was drawn to help others because of her own family's immigration needs. She was born in Miami, Florida, and raised in Lima, Perú. Patty's first language is Spanish. She worked as a customer service representative and interpreter (English-Spanish) before joining the SLF. She has an Associate degree in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix. Patty has 2 kids and enjoys outdoor activities and reading.