Patricia M. Armstrong '70 is senior vice president in the Family Wealth Group of Wells Fargo & Company in San Francisco.

Your hometown?

Taylorville, Illinois

Why Wesleyan?

A great psychology department

Your major?


Favorite professor or class?

The two-semester team-taught Humanities course and Organismal Biology with Dorothea Franzen.

After Wesleyan?

A summer off, then on to graduate school in psychology at Southern Illinois University.

Best memory?

The night “Tommy Titan” (classmate Tom Gramkow) hit a half-court shot to win the basketball game against ISU in the final seconds.

For fun?

Travel, movies and gardening

The best?


Favorite book

The Reckoning by David Halberstam

Favorite band?

Emmy Lou Harris and any group who backs her

Favorite movie?


Favorite quote?

“Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other.” — John F. Kennedy
Pat Armstrong

Patricia M. Armstrong '70 has served on Illinois Wesleyan's Board of Trustees.

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