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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Patti Harris 2016


  • Title: Founder and CEO
  • Company: LicenseSure LLC
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: New Jersey

Education: Pomona College, B.A., New York University, J.D., M.B.A.

First job outside of real estate: Hostess at Samson’s Deli, La Jolla, CA

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Building a business that helps professional design firms organize and qualify in all the states where they have projects.  The future, for me, is tomorrow, when I will happily be doing the same thing.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I am a licensed amateur boxer, sometimes I see faces of real people on the heavy bag.

Favorite book or author: “Managing the Professional Service Firm” by David Maister

Favorite movie: “Dirty Dancing”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? I leach off of what my husband and sons are downloading, we’re honoring Bowie this week.

One word to describe your work environment: Enthusiastic!

Rules to live by in business: If you are in a service business, you should serve your clients by making their work easier.  Think before you take up the client’s time.  Present solutions, not problems.  Be nice, be empathetic, be personable.

What is your dream job? American Gladiator (but my size and the current state of my knees would get me chewed up and spit out pretty quickly).