Patrice was originally a civil structural engineer with a BS and a MS working in project and vendor management in the following industries: aerospace, nuclear, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical. She left engineering to pursue interior design and specialized in kitchen and bath design. Later she became a landscape designer, as well, and designs entire properties, inside and out. She especially loves space planning and material selection. With over 20 years of experience in design, sales, and managing projects, she has worked in several showrooms and has owned her own small design business. She loves working with clients to create functional and beautiful spaces in their homes. As Product and Kitchen Design Manager at EGL, she enjoys assisting franchisees with the EGL system and with design, installation, and product issues.