Top Row: far left…1978 – as a physician’s assistant; 1984 – after only 4 months in business could afford Olan Mills!
2013 – Chris and I; 1973 – My Senior Yearbook picture
Middle Row: 2006 – Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the of the Year award – the only woman; 1973 V.I.C.A.
Bottom Row: August, 2005 – our fifth location; 2001 - following 911 we conducted National training in our office since no one was permitted to travel; 1983 – my residence and where the basement served as our first warehouse; 2000 – broke ground on our 1st building located in Milford, OH
“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
I’ve been asked many times, “Patty, how did you do it?”
It is not a simple or quick answer. My journey isn’t one I could have ever imagined or planned. No path was laid out for me; I had to blaze my own trail. Becoming the founder of Pure Romance was a series of little steps that led me down this path. Continue reading