Patricia Meller earned her MBA summa cum laude at Philadelphia University, her BS at Pennsylvania State University, and her certification in human resources from the Society for Human Resource Management. Since 2008, she has worked as vice president of finance and administration at the Philadelphia Foundation, a $325 Million community foundation serving southeastern Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she served as chief financial officer of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation and as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Public/Private Ventures, Inc., a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social research and policy organization, established to improve the effectiveness of policies, programs and community initiatives -especially as they affect vulnerable communities. Pat also sits on the board of Urban Promise in Camden, as well as the finance committees of Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Foundation and the Pennsylvania German Society. She is also past member of the boards of Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, The Burlington County Community College, where she was a past chair, and the Public Telecommunications Financial Management Association. Pat currently serves on the Estaugh Board of Trustees development committee and is chair of the finance committee.