President & CEO
Star Systems Engineering, Inc. d/b/a SMALL STAR Art House
"York College showed me firsthand how to efficiently use resources and build a quality organization. A wide variety of courses expanded my understanding of critical thinking, which helped me drive my business to new heights."
Current City: York, PA
YCP Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems; Master of Business Administration
Professionally, founded and operated her own technology companies as well as a local art house, SMALL STAR Art House, which has become a staple of Downtown York and the WeCo neighborhood
Volunteers and serves on a number of boards including the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, York County Community Foundation, York Industrial Development Authority, Downtown Inc., Rotary Club of York, and Appell Center for the Performing Arts
YCP Student Involvement: Women’s Basketball and Volleyball teams, Phi Sigma Chi, Data Processing Management Association (DPMA), and the MBA Student Association
As an alumna, Patti served on the Alumni Board of Directors as Secretary for two years before serving as President from 1998-2000 and retired from the Board in 2004
Patti considers her greatest achievement to be the creation and operation of three successful business in the following industries: technology, real estate, and arts and entertainment.
Serves as an advisor and mentor to the Graham Innovation Scholars and facilitated a number of workshops for these students
Acts as the Founding Chair for the Graham School of Business’ Dean’s Advisory Council
Patti is married to a fellow Spartan, Jeffrey Hines ’97, who currently serves on the York College Board of Trustees