Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Patty

It’s hard to publish an article about myself, so when my writer suggested it, I was reluctant. But she convinced me many of you would find it fun. We decided to make it a question and answer article. Hope you enjoy it.

Q: How long have been at Telescan?
Patty: 14 years this May.
Q: What did you do before Telescan?
Patty: I owned a chain of mail and packaging stores in the St. Louis area called Mail Authority. After that I traveled across the country selling our business model and my company image and identity.
Q: What drew you to Telescan:?
Patty: One of my customers was George Meyer’s daughter. He said George was looking for someone like me. George was the founder of Telescan. I meet with him and have been here ever since.
Q: Tell us about your family.
Patty: I have two adult children, Monica and Jimmy and one granddaughter, Violet. Violet is Monica’s daughter and the apple of my eye. She likes to hang out with her Ya Ya as much as possible and Ya Ya feels the same. Monica is expecting my second grand child in November. I can’t wait.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Patty: I’m one of those really lucky people who loves their job. I love all our clients. I love meeting new people. I love the constant changing dynamics of this industry. I love being able to help people with their businesses. I just love my work and the friends I’ve made over the years.
Q: If you have any spare time, what do you like to do?
Patty: First I am passionate about music, especially the oldies from the 70’s. I go to concerts whenever I can. My favorite band is Pink Floyd I also like Ozzy Osbourne and Eric Clapton. When I was in high school, I thought I would be a radio DJ. I also love sports, especially boxing and hockey. My favorite team is the Boston Bruins. I also enjoy art. When we can, my boyfriend, Scott, and I take trips on our motorcycles. I also love to fish, any kind of fishing.
Q: I’ve heard you also like to travel. Where do you most like to go?
Patty: I do like traveling. I mostly like to go anyplace tropical. I like the Caribbean a lot.
Q: What are the most interesting trips you’ve taken?
Patty: I like the West Indies a lot. It’s very laidback and not so touristy. I like hiking through the rain forest there. I also liked Russia. The architecture was amazing. I’d love to go back sometime.
Q: Tell us one thing you’d like to do that you haven’t done yet?
Patty: I’d like to see the baby sea turtles hatching in Trinidad and Tobago.
When she’s not traveling to meet with clients, or just for fun, Patty spends her time between family in St. Louis and Niagara Falls, Canada with her boyfriend, Scott. You can contact Patty at 314-616-2445 or
patty@telescan.net.

 

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