A political strategist and consultant, Patricia Duff has presided over The Common Good since 2007. Patricia Duff founded The Common Good in order to facilitate nonpartisan understanding and discussion of major political issues. The Common Good has hosted speeches by a variety of prominent Americans, including former President Bill Clinton and Vice Presidents Dick Cheney and Al Gore, as well as numerous senators, representatives, governors, cabinet secretaries, and journalists.
Prior to establishing The Common Good, Duff worked extensively as a political consultant at Patrick Caddell & Associates and Squier-Eskew Communications, among other top Washington, D.C., firms. She has helped a wide variety of campaigns nationwide at the local, state, and federal levels.
Duff grew up in California and completed much her schooling in Germany and Belgium. She earned her bachelor’s degree in international economics at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. In addition to her political work, she has worked extensively in the broadcasting and entertainment industries.