Patrice Suggs McFarlin
Vice President of Compliance
Patrice Suggs is the Vice President of Compliance with Detroit-based company, SEEL, where she develops and implements startup strategies to support contractual and programmatic targets.
Patrice is equipped to develop unique approaches to program implementation.
With an interdisciplinary background in planning, development, outreach, and management, she is experienced in managing programs for utilities, municipalities, and non-profit organizations.
Holding a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University, Patrice is an aggressive planning, development, and outreach management professional with several years’ organizational leadership and administrative experience. Patrice’s experience includes program launches and implementation, communications development and delivery of public speaking engagements, outreach coordination, and organizational development with an emphasis on client development and retention. Her varied background as a management and outreach professional has effectively left a trail of successful development and nurturing of customer experiences and relationships.
Notably, Patrice has led multi-million dollar program launches, with responsibility for planning and coordinating with multiple partner organizations and internal and external teams to design the project approach and plan. She has also managed programs servicing over 25,000 customers annually.
Patrice believes that teamwork makes the dream work and is a strong believer in collaboration to meet the shared goals. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, African American and Blacks in Energy (AABE), serves as a board member of the Detroit Youth Choir and holds a Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.