Patricia Banks serves as AMA Baltimore’s VP of Mentorship and Professional Development. In this role, she works with her committee to develop opportunities for marketers to grow and connect. One of the programs Patricia oversees is Mentor Connections – a mentorship program designed to partner marketing professionals with emerging marketing leaders.
Patricia is currently the Director of Marketing, Communications and Member Services for the American Urological Association (AUA). AUA is professional membership organization with over 22,000 members world wide. Patricia has over 20 years of experience positioning businesses to meet aggressive performance objectives by transforming under-performing teams and division, enhancing marketing and engagement strategies, driving business development and motivating teams to excel. She is excited to give back to the marketing community in her role on the board.
Patricia received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Barry University and a Masters of Science in Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science. She is fluent in Spanish and French. An avid traveler, Patricia lived in England and Switzerland for six years, Ecuador for 18 months, and has visited over 50 countries.
Favorite Quote: “Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” Jeff Bezos, CEO and Founder, Amazon. This holds true for our organization and for our own personal brand.