After many years of supporting her husband, Jim, behind the scenes, Patty joined the office staff in February of 2020. Patty practiced law prior to when she and Jim moved to North Idaho in late 1998. At that time, she chose to stay home and raise their two young sons, volunteering in the community and also working from home as a freelance writer and editor. Her involvement in the community has been extensive. She is currently the Vice President of 7B Women and is a member of the Board of Directors for Bonner General Health Foundation. She is also an ambassador for Kinderhaven. She is the former President of Community Cancer Services, served on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Sandpoint Urban Renewal and Sandpoint Arts Commission. Giving back to the community which has supported their family business is an extremely important value to her.