Patti Wu-Manchester

Financial Specialist

email: [email protected]

Patti has 16 years of corporate finance experience at Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. She has a diverse finance background including forecasting/financial planning and analysis, cost accounting, corporate reporting, treasury and licensing & acquisitions. Patti is currently an Associate Director at AbbVie Inc., where she is improving financial processes with standardization and utilizing advanced technologies.
Previously, Patti owned a custom dessert company, Carbivore LLC, where she made celebration cakes and desserts for all occasions.
Patti’s passion resides in developing financial models for new ventures and performing financial valuation and forecasting.  She enjoys helping clients bring the numbers to life to build and expand food businesses.  She holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where, among six completed majors, she studied Finance and Entrepreneurship. When she isn’t working in corporate finance and building financial models for New Venture Advisors, Patti applies her love of good food by cooking and baking beautiful desserts with her young family.