Patricia Cumbie

Consultant, CDS Consulting Co-op

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Patricia Cumbie is an award-winning marketing and communication specialist and consultant with Columinate.  Her goal is simple: to assist organizations with strengthening their marketing and outreach by effectively channeling their best intentions and ideas, delivering on a plan and project that maximizes resources and develops capacity.  Patricia has experience in all areas of marketing, storytelling, publication production and keynote speaking.  She is the published author of both fiction and nonfiction books, and is the co-author of Everyone Welcome?  Personal Narratives of Race and Food Co-ops.  Recognition for her work includes being awarded overall excellence by the Cooperative Communicators Association.  More than anything, she loves to bring people together to plot their next move, whether it is to undertake a work assignment, change the world, or host a great meal with friends.