Patrice is available for contract, remote or in-house projects, full or part time. Her outgoing personality, curiosity, and verbal communications skills make her a great addition to any team.

She uses her writing, editing, and proofreading capabilities, along with her background in editorial calendar planning, hiring, and assigning writers to projects, to provide your publication with high-quality services and experienced leadership. A highly skilled writer/editor, Patrice is a 15-year-veteran journalist for news, business trade and professional association publications in a wide range of industries. She writes on many subjects including marketing strategies, management, history, small business and travel. Her profiles include such well-known figures as Ambassador Carl B. Stokes, U.S. Representative Louis Stokes, John W. Rogers, Jr., Sharon Allen, Steve D. Bullock, Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, Former Mayor Micheal R. White, U.S. Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones, David G. Hill, Arnold J. Pinkney, and Loida Nicolas-Lewis.

With 10 years as a public relations professional, Patrice provides writing of press releases, brochures, newsletters, marketing collateral, and media relations services for your internal or external communications needs. She also offers production expertise including layout, design, graphics, and website content management and maintenance. Patrice has acquired a variety of technology-based skills, including MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Access, FilemakerPro, WordPress and Anime Studio. She is proficient with social media and email communications using Constant Contact, MailChimp and Aweber. She is also versed in HTML, CSS and PHP coding.

Additionally, she is an accomplished singer, teacher, jewelry artist, and even speaks a little French.

Patrice lives with her family in the greater Chicago area.