Patti Bond has over 25 years of experience in developing and implementing strategic marketing communications programs. She specializes in copywriting, website content development, and public relations. To provide a full range of marketing services, she works with a virtual team of local experts.
Prior to starting her own marketing consulting business in 1997, for 10 years Patti was director of advertising for John Hancock Financial Services overseeing communications for the John Hancock brand. She directed a $12 million advertising campaign that won all major domestic and international awards. Since moving forward from John Hancock, Patti has extensive experience working with small and mid-size companies.
Patti received an MBA with a specialization in marketing from Northeastern University, and a BA from Brown University. She is currently a member of the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, Santa Cruz Marketing Roundtable, the Santa Cruz Business Professionals, Santa Cruz New Tech Alliance, Santa Cruz WordPress Group, and Santa Cruz Geeks. For several years, Patti was on the steering committee for the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee, Luncheon Committee and Scholarship Committee.
She also makes a great apple pie.