Patricia L. Francy is a corporate, mutual fund, foundation and not-for profit director. She served on the Board of Junior Achievement for more than a decade, chairing the Audit Committee, and is currently a Director Emerita of Junior Achievement USA. She has also been an active JA volunteer in the New York area, teaching JA Economics to sixth graders at PS 125, as well as working with the JA Job Shadow program.
As the first woman to assume the post of Treasurer at Columbia University, Patty retired from Columbia in 2005 as Special Advisor for Alumni Relations and Treasurer & Controller. She is a director of Old Westbury Funds, Inc., chairing the Nominating and Audit committees; the Matheson Foundation; the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation; and the Muriel F. Siebert Foundation. Patty also served on the Boards of Directors of Priceline.com, the Siebert Financial Corporation (until its recent sale), the Children's Tumor Foundation, the Women's Economic Round Table, and the Guttman Breast Diagnostic Institute.
Patty is an active supporter of Outward Bound USA and has previously served on its President’s Council and as Chair of the Audit Committee. She is a member of the International Women's Forum, the Economic Club of New York, the Princeton Club, the Penn Club, and the Columbia Club. Recognized by NOW as a Woman of Vision in Finance, she has received numerous honors and recognitions, including ones from Outward Bound, Respect for Law Alliance, and Lewis & Clark College, her alma mater.