Patti Duwel

Accountant

Patti Duwel joined Brinshore in October of 2017 as a Project Accountant assisting the Controller. She previously was a Payroll Specialist for a nonprofit organization whose operating budget was $42 million. She started as an Accounts Payable Specialist and was promoted to payroll after only 9 months. She processed payroll for approximately 1,000 employees semi-monthly. Before that she was the Office Administrator for one of the first online retailers of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). She also worked for an insurance agency where she earned her Property & Casualty insurance license. Ms. Duwel also spent 10 years working for Fortune 500 companies Baxter Healthcare and Hewitt Associates.

Ms. Duwel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Art from Illinois State University. What she is most proud of is the book she wrote and illustrated that teaches children about the 50 capitals of the United States.