Patty practically grew up in the Destination Management Industry first having worked for her mother who established the second DMC in the country. She played a critical role in ACCESS Texas becoming the in-house DMC for the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, a position it has held proudly since 2004. Patty came to ACCESS Texas, the Destination Management Company, in 2001. Patty is a member of MPI, PCMA, SITE and ADME. In Dallas Patty was the Logistics chair for MPI PEC in Dallas in 2006, SITE Inspection Chair for PCMA in 2010 and was the Special Event Chair for ASAE in 2012. Patty is a devoted mother of three girls. She and her husband, Steve, are active in their daughters’ education and extracurricular activities which is why you will often find her on the soccer field.