Pam Patterson serves as the Executive Assistant to the President and the Executive Vice President of Operations at IALR. In addition, she serves as Secretary to the IALR Board of Trustees and the IALR Foundation Board of Directors. Patterson began her career at IALR in 2007 as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Research. Other roles at IALR have included Administrative Assistant to the Manager of Executive Administrative Services and the Director of Finance in procurement and purchasing. Before joining IALR, Patterson served as Assistant to the Controller for APAC-Virginia, and as the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of the Daniel Group, Inc. She received her education from Danville Community College.