Patty Deutsche '21 C-Suite Advisor Since 2021
CEO and Founder | Volterra Communications
Patricia (Patty) Deutsche is a corporate affairs, government relations and communications professional with experience in multiple public and private companies and government. She has a proven track record for significantly elevating reputations of large companies utilizing her seasoned relationship building expertise and her ability to coalesce diverse interests. She is a master at creating and implementing strategic communications plans that include public affairs, stakeholder engagement, government affairs, corporate social responsibility and more.
Ms. Deutsche founded Volterra Communications LLC in 2020 after more than 25 years in corporate America (industries that ranged from health care and hospitality to telecommunications, manufacturing and energy.) She is highly recognized and successful in the power of messaging and has created and implemented strategic plans for clients including Fortune 100 companies, elected officials, authors, governmental organizations and non-profits and trade organizations. She is a critical thinker and has a reputation for asking the tough questions and achieving out-of-the-box thinking. Her extensive network has enabled her to not only move projects forward more efficiently but also to bring people and interests together for mutual benefit. She is highly sought after as an entertaining speaker, often delivering her remarks in rhyme.
Ms. Deutsche received her BA in Rhetoric from the University of California at Davis.