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An operations management executive, Patricia Collantes graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1992. Ms. Collantes went on to join the investment firm of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as an Assistant Operations Manager. One year later, she took the position of Senior Assistant Operations Manager, followed by Vice President Operations Manager and, finally, Vice President and Senior Complex Service Manager. Ms. Collantes left the company in 2010. Over the course of her tenure with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Patricia Collantes raised revenues and reduced costs through a number of means. She oversaw the execution of a 5,000 employee directed share program that raised over $1 million in a single month, and also directed client service associates to marketing initiatives that pulled in assets exceeding $1 million. Ms. Collantes was also responsible for a key reorganization of staff that reduced overtime by 75 percent and saved more than $250,000 through restructuring. Outside of her professional pursuits, Patricia Collantes works in support of her community. From 2008 to 2009, she served as a first-grade catechism teacher at St. Paul's Catholic Church in San Francisco. Moreover, Ms. Collantes has participated in numerous races to raise funds for organizations such as Stanford Habitat for Humanity and Palo Alto Community Child Care. She also spends time volunteering with San Francisco Animal Care and Control. Dedicated to maintaining her health, Patricia Collantes enjoys playing tennis, running, and cardio kickboxing.

Work experience

Nov 2011Present

ESP Sales Operations Analyst

Jan 1996Jan 2010

Vice President - Senior Complex Service Manager

Morgan Stanley - Smith Barney, Inc.


Feb 1990May 1992

Bachelor of Arts

University of California at Berkeley