Patricia Glaza

Vice President, Invest Detroit

Ms. Patricia (Patti) Glaza serves as Vice President, Invest Detroit and Managing Director, First Step Fund and Detroit Innovate. Ms. Glaza joined Invest Detroit in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in the development, implementation and commercialization of advanced technologies.

Prior to joining Invest Detroit, Patti was with Arsenal Venture Partners, a national venture capital firm focused on IT, energy and industrial technologies. Patti started her career as an IT consulting professional and manager for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

Patti is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor’s in international relations and has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Ms. Glaza was appointed to the board of the Great Lakes Protection Fund in November of 2013.