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‘Happiness is a Dog’ Painting by Patti Schermerhorn

In 2008, Patti was a managing partner in a restaurant group. How did she go from the corporate atmosphere to the world of art? The transition was not a “point A to point B” trip. In fact, it began with her father’s employment position as a Panama Canal Zone Police Officer. With the signing of the Torrijos-Carter Treaty, and the subsequent transition of the canal to Panamanian control, Patti’s father required a change in employment. Their family relocated to Texas where she finished high school and successively moved to San Antonio to go to college. This was where her first opportunity in the corporate world took place. She paid her dues at the historic Fairmount Hotel in the downtown core as Front Office Manager, and through her customer service skills and extremely personable demeanor (coupled with some hard work, as you can imagine) she caught the eye of the hotel’s parent company. From there, her corporate star shone bright, moving to Houston, and then back to San Antonio, all with a focus on hotel and restaurant management.

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Ranch & Reserve Magazine Vol 1 Issue 8  

Catch the 'Top 5 Reasons a Guest Ranch is a HOT Destination' for your summer reading! Also includes features on Texas wines, The Green Door...

Ranch & Reserve Magazine Vol 1 Issue 8  

Catch the 'Top 5 Reasons a Guest Ranch is a HOT Destination' for your summer reading! Also includes features on Texas wines, The Green Door...

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