Pat was born in Atlanta and moved to Tampa as a child. She is a graduate of H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, and studied Interior Design at the Chicago School of Interior Design. She has over 25 years professional interior design experience with residential, commercial and construction model design.
Pat has received several design awards including Tampa Parade of Homes 1984 and 1985, and she was selected to participate in the Florida Orchestra Designer Show House in 1992, 1993 and 1995-1999. Her professional career experience includes:
- Tarr’s Interiors, Tampa
- Colonnade Interiors, Clearwater
- Maas Brothers, Tampa
- Ethan Allen, Tampa
- Pat Kelley Interiors (since 1978)