JESSICA PATTON

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Biography

Jessica Patton joined the Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas in 2022 as Director of Operations. She brings over two decades of experience in providing direct services, administrative management, relationship building with key stakeholders, and supporting program staff in delivering the mission in the community. Jessica gained a passion for working with individuals with Down syndrome when she worked for over 12 years for Best Buddies International, a nonprofit focused on inclusion for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is particularly passionate about expanding opportunities for independence for adults with Down syndrome with a focus on competitive employment and self-advocacy.

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