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Patty Stonesifer

Patty StonesiferAKA Patricia Quigley

Born: 1956
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Chair of Gates Foundation

Graduated Indiana University in 1982. Hired by Microsoft's media division, she is responsible for their side of the MSNBC launch, as well as Encarta. Stonesifer departed Microsoft for Dreamworks, but was hired back by Bill Gates to head the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which she co-chairs with Bill Gates, Sr.

Father: William P. Quigley (Indianapolis car salesman, d. 21-Apr-2002)
Mother: Frances Dingley (physical therapist)
Brother: William, Jr.
Sister: Mary
Brother: Tim (professor)
Sister: Julia
Sister: Terry
Sister: Katy
Sister: Fran
Brother: Dan
Husband: Rob Stonesifer (div., two children)
Son: Matt
Daughter: Sandy
Husband: Michael Kinsley

    High School: Indianapolis, IN
    University: Butler University (dropped out)
    University: BA General Studies, Indiana University (1982)

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair, CEO (1997-2009)
    DreamWorks SKG Technology Consultant (1997-98)
    Microsoft Senior VP, Interactive Media Division (-1996)
    Member of the Board of Alaska Air Group (1998-)
    Member of the Board of Amazon (1997-)
    Member of the Board of CBS (1999-)
    Member of the Board of Kinko's
    Member of the Board of Viacom (2000-05)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Council on Foreign Relations
    EMILY's List
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Seattle Foundation Board Member
    Smithsonian Institution Regent (Jan-2009 to present)
    Young Women's Christian Association
    Irish Ancestry

Appears in articles:
US News and World Report, 8-Dec-2003, DETAILS: The Gatekeeper -- Patty Stonesifer brings a new style of leadership to philanthropy

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