Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Patina Brown is an energized governmental finance professional. As Deputy Finance Director for a local municipality, she brings over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Patina has expertise in public utility management, budgeting, forecasting, property taxes, code regulations, cost negotiations and policy implementation. In her current role, Patina serves as an elected Public Pension Trustee, Chair of the Pension Calculation Committee, Former Board Treasurer of Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees, and apart of many volunteer organizations.


BBA International Finance / Kennesaw State University

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Career Goals:

As a current Deputy Finance Director, I strive to become a Finance Director for county government that provides a myriad of services to the community.

Relevant Work Experience:

Deputy Director of Finance Utility Analysis Manager Financial Analyst Family Readiness Group (FRG) US Army

Of Note

Public Pension Trustee Certification
Local Government Management Certification

Research Interests

The effects of deteriorating/transforming pension plans on governmental employee retention.