Vice President, Regional Communications
Patrice Smith is the vice president of media relations for PNC Bank, where she serves as the corporate communications regional lead and spokesperson for California. Her markets include San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County-Inland Empire and San Francisco. She’s also an adjunct faculty in the public relations and corporate communications graduate program at Georgetown University. She was recently a member of the Rising Leadership Program at the Aspen Institute, exchanging ideas with world leaders and senior government officials. Previously, she served as a communicator in both chambers of Congress and as a public relations specialist in a variety of public affairs and public relations agencies.