Patricia Jipp Finkelman began her professional career as a health care policy and reimbursement consultant. More recently, she has served as the development director for a local Montessori school. She is currently an active community volunteer in Granville, Ohio and has worked with a number of Central Ohio organizations, including the Columbus Children’s Theatre, Women Have Options, St. Joseph Montessori School, and the Granville Village Schools. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, and has been a member of the Grinnell College Board of Trustees since 1998. Raised in Vermont and Pittsburgh, Ms. Finkelman received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Grinnell College in 1980 and a Master of Public and Private Management degree from the Yale School of Management in 1987.
Married to Dan Finkelman (Grinnell ’77), Ms. Finkelman has two daughters, Leah, a first-year student at Brandeis University, and Micah, a high school sophomore.