Patty has well over 20 years experience in marketing and has been in the online space since 1998 where she developed an e-commerce program for a gourmet gift company into a million dollar business. She has spent 15 years helping the wine industry gain traction online and has since branched out to help other industries grow their brands including restaurant, financial, legal, health and beauty, motorsports, landscape design, cbd/cannabis, political activism and non profits. Golden State Marketing, and her other business, California Wine Marketing, were founded in 2006.

Patty also teaches classes on various marketing topics for SCORE  chapters across the country, PACE Los Angeles,  MCSC/Women’s Business Center in San Luis Obispo as well as offer private seminars and individual or group private training. She is also a marketing consultant for MCSC/WBS in SLO and marketing advisor for Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, mentoring business owners.

Patty served as Marketing Director on the Central Coast California board of NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) 2019-2020, served as Chapter President for NAWBO Los Angeles 2020-2021 and currently services as Immediate Past President.



State-Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE)
L.A. County: LSBE and WBE
(CA Public Utilities Commission) CPUC: Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
Los Angeles: Local Business Enterprise (LBE) and Local Small Business (LSB)
City of Long Beach (SBE)
Port of Long Beach (SBE)
L.A. Metro (SBE, DBE)

Susan has  25+ years of public relations experience. She brings her dedication to promoting top-of-mind awareness to our clients using her extensive network of media and co-promotional relationships to generate editorial coverage in traditional media outlets and social media networks. An award-winning writer, Susan uses her journalism background to create compelling stories that get noticed.  

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