Kuali OLE Project Manager Patty Mescher was one of five individuals were honored with the Kuali Golden Chopsticks, the highest award the community offers in celebration of their lifetime contributions to Kuali.
Patty has been an outstanding contributor to the Kuali community for over seven years. She began as a Development Manager on KFS managing a team of developers located at multiple institutions from Cornell to Hawai’i. Patty did such an excellent job as a DM on KFS that she was named Project Manager of KFS and helped build the very first Kuali sustaining team.
More recently Patty was called upon to lead the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE) as Project Manager. In this role, she has continued to demonstrate very effective leadership and the ability to deliver Kuali software for this very important initiative.
In multiple roles on different Kuali projects, Patty has consistently demonstrated strong leadership and an amazing work ethic. A great number of successful Kuali software releases can be attributed to Patty’s leadership and contributions.