Patricia Malone is a two-time breast cancer survivor. She is the Executive Director of The Center for Corporate Education and Training and the Advanced Energy Institute at Stony Brook University and is a nationally recognized university workforce leader. Pat conducts forums with labor, education and industry on skill gaps, transitional professionals and emerging jobs. She serves on Governor Cuomo’s Long Island Regional Economic Development Council's Workforce and Education Group and has consulted for the Federal Department of Labor. Pat designed the global award winning “Wall Street and Beyond Transitional Professional Program,” serving over 2,000 professionals. Pat presents nationally and internationally on the university’s role in workforce and economic development and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton and a Master’s from Stony Brook University.