Patty was born and raised in North Dakota. She received a full-athletic scholarship to attend Stanford, graduating in 1989 with a BA in Psychology. Patty was a 9-time NCAA All-American (Shot Put and Discus) and competed at the 1988 Olympic Trials. In 1995, she founded TimeOut Services, Inc.. Patty and her team were instrumental in designing the original wellness programs for Google, Cisco, Yahoo!, Safeway and KLA-Tencor. In 2009, Patty sold the corporate wellness division, and trademarked Community BootCamp© program, to Plus One of New York (now part of Optum). Patty's awards include: The Key to the City of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Business Journal Top Women in Business, and Top 50 Influential Women of Silicon Valley. Today, Patty supports the wellness initiatives across the Stanford Enterprise, which includes: Stanford University, Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC).

Current Role at Stanford

Director, Strategy, Innovation & Outreach
BeWell Programs, Stanford University Human Resources
Ambassador, Stanford WellMD Center

Honors & Awards

  • Top 50 Influential Women in Silicon Valley, Business Journal (2004)
  • Inductee, North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame (2002)
  • Key to the City, Grand Forks, North Dakota (2009)
  • 9 Time NCAA All-American Track Althlete, Stanford University (1986-1989)
  • Collegiate Weightlifting Champion, Stanford University (1989)
  • Full Athletic Scholarship, Stanford University (1985-1989)

Education & Certifications

  • MS, Nebraska Methodist College, Health Promotion Management (2015)
  • Executive Program, Stanford & YEO, Young Entrepreneurs' Organization Stanford Executive Program (2003)
  • MDE, UCLA Anderson School of Business, Business: Management Development for Entrepreneurs (2002)
  • BA, Stanford University, Psychology (1989)

Work Experience

  • CEO, Owner and Wellness Consultant, TimeOut Services, Inc. (2/3/1997 - 1/20/2009)

    Started the company as a personal trainer with $50 in business card to over 100 employees and over 5 Million in annual sales. Clients included Cisco, Yahoo!, Google, Safeway and KLA-Tencor. Patty negotiated the sale of her corporate contracts and trade marked Community BootCamp program to Plus One Holdings of New York (now Optum) in 2009.


    Northern California

All Publications

  • Physician Well-Being: The Reciprocity of Practice Efficiency, Culture of Wellness, and Personal Resilience Catalyst Bohman, B. 2017
  • The Soft Side of Success Purpur, P. TimeOut Services. 2011