Director of Operations and Financial Aid
Certificate of Secretarial Science with Accounting Concentration, Motlow College
Patton came to the School of Theology after working as a medical records transcriptionist, as a central bookkeeper for 14 school cafeterias, as an office and account manager for a manufacturer of sports apparel, as executive assistant to the president of a home health agency, and a short stint as a mail carrier who could not find a way to like delivering mail in the rain and snow, even if the pay was good. In 1997, she was hired as a clerk in the office of Dean Guy Lytle. In 1998, she became office program specialist, then office coordinator. Later Patton became administrative assistant to deans Parrent, Gray, and Stafford. In March, 2011, the Very Rev. William Stafford appointed her director of operations for the School of Theology.