Patricia Sasser

Patricia currently serves as the Head of the Upper School at the Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, FL.

Before joining the Ransom Everglades School, Patricia worked at the Loomis Chaffee School as a Dean of Students and was heavily involved in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the school. Prior to Loomis Chaffee, Patricia worked at The Madeira School in several roles, including as a Major Gifts Officer, Director of Student Activities, Special Assistant to the Head of School on Diversity, and the Assistant Dean of Students for Residential Life. Before transitioning into education, Patricia worked at ESPN in Bristol, CT as an Associate Producer where she was a two-time Emmy® nominee and a 2006 Emmy® award winner.

Patricia is a member of the South Miami Chapter of Jack & Jill, Inc. and the Junior League of Miami. Patricia formerly served on the Grace Academy of Hartford, Arts for Learning Connecticut, and UVA Young Alumni Boards. She also served on the Association of Junior Leagues International’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, as well as chaired the Junior League of Hartford’s first Diversity and Inclusion committee.

Originally from Washington D.C. as the daughter of a U.S. Foreign Service mom and Nigerian dad, Patricia spent her elementary and middle school years living overseas in Nigeria, Haiti, and Niger. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelors of Arts degree in English Literature and in African-American Studies. Patricia also earned a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Leadership & Administration from The George Washington University.

Patricia enjoys playing volleyball, reading, traveling, and going to the movies. She lives in Miami, FL with her husband and son.