Since 2000, Patience has created strategic growth solutions for small, mid-sized and large companies in a variety of industries, including architecture, engineering, construction, legal services, financial services, and health care. Her research and data-based approach empowers clients to understand the actual challenges facing their businesses and how to turn those challenges into opportunities. Patience using her storytelling background as a journalist, lawyer and improviser to help target markets understand what her clients offer and how they differ from competitors in a way that inspires buying decisions. A three-dimensional, or divergent, thinker, she maps out the long-term effects of different choices to help clients select the best paths for their desired business growth outcomes.
Patience received her Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan and her juris doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School. She has also trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and the People’s Improv Theater in New York City. She serves on the ArtsKC Board of Directors and the Kansas City Streetcar Authority Marketing Advisory Council, and is a member of the RAINN Speakers Bureau.