Joan Patton serves as the firm’s Secretary of the Corporation. She began her career at PaineWebber, working first as an institutional trader and later an investment advisor, going on to accomplish 25-year tenure as a vice president. Joan is a board member of the Boston Public Library’s Associate’s Development Finance Committee and the Esplanade Association. She is also a Patron of Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, where she has served as an Associate as well as on its fundraising committee for Art in Bloom. She is the President of the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society and is a former board member of the Watch Hill Lighthouse Museum. Joan received her MBA from New York University and her bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University.