Patti Christen joined PMMA in 2017 as regional director of development. She is a certified fundraising executive (CFRE) with more than 15 years of experience in fundraising.  Patti has a proven track record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors, as well as building planned giving programs and leading capital campaigns. Prior to joining PMMA, she served in development leadership roles within higher education, health, and social service organizations.

She received a bachelor’s degree in behavior science from Missouri Baptist College. Patti has an extensive background in board service, and currently serves on the board of directors for the Jefferson County Library Foundation.