In the beginning of her career, Patti’s passion for safety led her to work as an occupational health nurse, LPN. She has served as a safety coordinator and OSHA outreach trainer in construction and manufacturing. Seeing a need for tailored courses specific to the hazards in many industries, Patti founded Safety Matters, LLC. Now with more than 25 years of experience as an instructor and instructor trainer, Safety Matters works with 3 nationally recognized training programs and trains more than 2500 people every year. Patti also served as a speaker for numerous state and national safety seminars including OSHA VPPPA conferences. While still in high school, Stacey was once the youngest CPR instructor in the state of Wisconsin. Today, she has 10 years of professional experience in health communication and holds a master’s degree in Health Communication from Emerson College in collaboration with Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Stacey brings enthusiasm and technical expertise to the Safety Matters team along with a background in educational design, health literacy, and public speaking.