Barbara Patterson with Jaci Velasquez

Barbara J. Patterson is an Author, Founder and Executive Director of Team Tucson, Wife, Mother, and Family Coach. Barbara J. lives in Tucson AZ with her husband of 30 years. She has 4 children who have grown into successful delightful people.

In 2005 Barbara J. Patterson started Team Tucson. The core of Team Tucson is leadership, mentoring and service. As the Founder, and Exec. Director of this 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization Barbara has coached, or mentored over 1000 youth and over 600 adults.

During this time she created outings, conferences, mentoring programs, taking youth to rallies, seminars, camps and Christian concerts, thus using these means for coaching or mentoring families, and youth, in a group setting or one on one. She has worked with homeless youth, low income, at risk, not at risk and court ordered individuals, rebellious, and under achievers. She has experience in mentoring in a wide range of cultural diversity.

What does Barbara J. enjoy? She truly enjoys eating with friends and sharing laughter. She is a foodie. One of her great Joy’s is hip-hop dancing with a little break dancing thrown in. She likes hiking on a day with a cool breeze hitting her face with amazing smells of nature. She is fascinated with the world of birds, especially hummingbirds. You can find Barbara J. Patterson sharing humorous experiences, spreading laughter wherever she goes.