Faculty Bio

Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson

Patricia is the Director of Political and Career Programs at the Leadership Institute. In addition to overseeing the Department's trainings, she manages all aspects of Conservative Jobs - the Institute's free job placement service. Prior to this position, she served as the Institute's Director of Online Training, where she managed the online production and distribution of LI programs to strategic partners and to the general public. During her early days at LI, she served as the Deputy Director of Grassroots where she was responsible for identifying, recruiting, and training conservative leaders and activists around the country.

Patricia came to LI with a background in campaigns and grassroots organizing - spending time working on national, state, and local races as well as organizing small business owners through her work at a trade association.

Raised in Rome, New York, Patricia graduated from the College at Brockport’s Delta Leadership Honors Program. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys last-minute road trips, all things nautical, and although being a native New Yorker, she is an official citizen of Red Sox Nation.