Patty Baisden, Vice President and Co-Owner, Wind River
Patty Baisden is Vice President and co-owner of Wind River, a windchime manufacturing company in Manassas Park, Virginia. Wind River’s products are 100% manufactured in the USA. They are sold in every state and exported to several countries. Patty’s career started in social services as Emergency Assistance Coordinator at SERVE, Inc. (now Northern Virginia Family Services). While her children were young, she volunteered in the community in various tasks while being a full-time mother at home. She returned to the workforce in 2003 in various part time capacities before coming to Wind River as Human Resources Director in 2004. In 2006, she and her husband purchased the company. Mrs. Baisden serves on the Board of Directors for Prosperity House (transitional housing), BELL Foundation (Manassas Park Education Foundation), and she formerly served on boards for the Novant Health/UVA Health Systems Prince William Foundation, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, American Red Cross in the National Capital Region, and BEACON. She is a member of the Advisory Council for Benedictine Sisters of Virginia in Bristow, VA. She is a Rotarian and member of the Arch Klumph Society. Patty is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Prince William.
Patty earned a B.S. in Family and Child Development from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1990. She lives with her husband Jamie and her puppy “Dern Lucky” in Star Tannery, VA and Manassas, VA. She is the mother of two adult children and has two granddaughters.