Following 14 years as a corporate legal secretary, Patti joined the financial services industry in the early 1990s. Patti has over 25 years of varied experience that includes managing billing and accounting for Lokken Financial and serving as compliance officer and office manager for Lokken, Chesnut, & Cape. Patti and her husband, Jeff Lokken, are lifelong residents of the Coulee Region with two adult children and five grandchildren. In 2013, Patti was named Torchlight Parade Marshal for Oktoberfest and has enjoyed serving in various leadership roles within the Oktoberfest family ever since. In addition, Patti sits on the board for Freedom Honor Flight and the advisory board for Operation Homefront.