Linda has served as Finance Director for the City of Sumter since April 2005. The Finance Director supports the City Manager and has management oversight of the financial administration, from budgeting to auditing, of the City’s fiscal resources.
Prior to joining the City in June 2001 Linda was a Controller in the private sector where she managed the financial resources of local companies in the Sumter area.
Linda is a lifelong resident of Sumter and is married to Steve Patterson. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina.