Mary Ann Patterson is the director of publications and media relations for the School of Theology and a graduate of the School's Education for Ministry program. Prior to moving to Sewanee, she was the vice-president of marketing for, an online gardening education web-based company with both business-to-consumer and business-to-business clientele. Her experience in the field of formal and informal education was acquired while serving as the national director of programs, publications, and media relations for the American Horticultural Society, including the development and management of the national Children's Gardening Program. With more than 25 years experience in marketing in multiple fields, she is currently responsible for the School’s website, all online and printed publications, media relations, video, and social media programs.