Pat Heffernan, Chair
Founder and President, Marketing Partners, Inc.


Pat established Marketing Partners, Inc in 1992, where she has produced a portfolio of award winning marketing, communications, and media plans for public information campaigns and products. Prior to founding Marketing Partners, Inc., she served as the associate dean at the Vermont Law School. She is a founder and first president of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and founder and first president of Women Business Owners Network of Vermont & New Hampshire. In addition to sitting on the ASBC board, Pat is an active board member for several organizations. Pat earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia, a Master’s degree in Marketing and Strategic Management from Suffolk University, and is a PhD candidate in communications.