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 as an investment advisor, going on to accomplish 25-year tenure as a vice president. Joan is a board member of the Boston Public Library, the Esplanade Association, and the Watch Hill Conservation Society. She is also a member of the Watch Hill Parks Commission, President Emeritus Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society, Four Arts Circle of The Four Arts Society Palm Beach, and a Supporting Member of the Norton Museum Palm Beach. Joan received her MBA from New York University and her bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University.