Patricia Van Pelt Watkins

Patricia Van Pelt Watkins is an officer of Target Area Development Corp. Previous positions include chief business administrator of Ambassadors For Christ World Outreach Ministries (1986-1995) and drill operator/union steward at Ingersoll Steel Mill (1974-1982). She received an associates degree in Natural Science, Truman College (1986), a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Roosevelt University (1996) and a master's degree in Human Services Administration/Certificate in Urban Housing Development, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies (1996). Other education includes: Certified Public Accountant studied at DePaul University (2001); Doctorate degree in Management of Non-Profit Agencies from Capella University (2009). She's divorced and has one living child and one deceased child.