Party affiliation: Democrat
Programmer Save the Children, Westport, Connecticut, 1966—1969. System analyst Burndy Corporation, Norwalk, 1969—1970. System analyst consultant Fairfield, 1970.
Administrative assistant Southport Manor, 1974—1975, administrator & Chief Executive Officer, 1975—1984, president, since 1984. President A.P.T. Development Ltd., Patten Corporation, Professional Health Care Association. Chapter president American Field Service, Greens Farms, Connecticut, 1984—1986.
Chairwoman Daffodil Festival American Cancer Society, Fairfield, 1984, Gourmet Gala March of Dimes, Stamford, Connecticut, 1985. Member National Child Safety Council, 1986, Make a Wish Foundation, The Maritime Center, Republication National Committee, Women Organizing Women. Member, hospitality committee United Nations Delegates.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Member of Mountain Reach Home Owners Association (president since 1987), Military Order Foreign Wars of United States, Connecticut Association Health Care Facilities, Connecticut Association Children with Learning Disabilities, American Health Care Association, Dame of Priory St. George, St. George's Society, New England Society (New York ), American Management Association (associate president), Concerned Women's Colleagues, American College Health Administrators (certified), Fairfield Chamber of Commerce (treasurer 1986), Young President Organization, Young Women’s Christian Association-100 Committee (board directors since 1982), Harvard Business Greater New York Club, Regency Whist Club, Landmark Club, Shore and Country Club, Patterson Club, Metropolitan Club, Algonquin Club.