Patti Sears- Director Representative Payee Program

Patti joined Financial Pathways as Director of the Representative Payee Program in 2018. She oversees the staff working with clients who receive Social Security benefits and need the assistance of a Payee to manage their funds.  Before she joined Financial Pathways as the Director of this Program she worked as a Representative Payee. Before her time at FPP, she worked as the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Supervisor at a center created to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.  Through this journey she discovered her true passion is to work in an area that can bring positive change to those suffering with mental health and developmental disabilities.

Education:  Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.  Studies in courses towards Special Education degree. List Table