Patrice is a Fresno native and has worked in marketing in many facets of the broadcast industry for over 45 years. She began her career in radio right out of high school and transitioned into television 7 years later. During her career, she had numerous opportunities to work with non-profit organizations by organizing health fairs and has served on the board of the Fresno County Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
When she was 7 she lost her mother to breast cancer, so cancer has been a subject of concern for much of her life. In 2008 she herself was diagnosed with breast cancer and was ready to face it and move forward. She feels it’s her privilege and obligation to help others work through their own diagnosis and recovery.
Patrice married Brian, her high school sweetheart, and celebrated their 42nd anniversary shortly before his passing from ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2017. They are blessed with 3 children and their spouses and 7 grandchildren. Patrice’s family is the center of her universe. Rachel has her doctorate and is a Marriage and Family Therapist. She and her husband Eddie have 4 children; Megan (18), Katie (20) Abby (16) and Tim (18). Bobby is an Assistant Director of Innovation and Technology at Fresno Housing Authority. He and his wife Kasanna have 2 children; Oliver (13) and Ian (11). Scott is a video editor and owns his own business, Scott A. Coulter Video. He and his wife Chelsea have their daughter, Evelyn (2).
In Patrice’s spare time, she enjoys traveling to the Central Coast and being with her family.