Patty Dimitriou, is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and hails from the small community of Prewitt, NM where she grew up learning to cultivate the land, respect the traditions of her elders, and follow in the footsteps of the matriarchs in her family. She is a seasoned small business owner with more than three decades of experience in business development, non-profit strategies, social cause marketing and public speaking.
Currently, Patty owns a Property Management company in Window Rock, AZ the capital of the Navajo Nation where she facilitates the oversight and lease negotiations of more than 60,000 SF of professional office space. She is also actively involved in volunteerism around urban Indian issues and national efforts to build awareness and support for the “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples” issue.
Patty has received numerous awards on a regional and national level for her expertise in communications strategies, her community activism, and her entrepreneurial successes. She has a true passion for community and culture, as a seasoned professional experienced in the development of communications concepts, strategies & messages that influence individual and social practices with the goal of improved human or environmental experiences. More specifically, Patty Dimitriou has a long-standing reputation for cultivating leadership opportunities for women of color.
Currently, Patty lives in the East Valley with her two children, Wynter and Rebel, and spends her free time planning the next motorcycle adventure on her custom Indian Chieftain Dark Horse.