Katie Patten, ’09 BSBA (Marketing), is a manager at Vanguard. While at Northern Arizona University, she was actively involved with Academic Transition Programs, teaching FYE/NAU 101 and serving as a member of their leadership team. She was honored with the McCord Scholarship in 2008-2009 and the Franke Outstanding Senior in Marketing in 2009. Since graduating with honors, Katie has enjoyed returning to campus for career fairs and to visit family and friends in Flagstaff. In 2017, she received her MBA from Drexel University. She and her husband reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.