As proprietor of Stryker Sonoma, Pat seeks to honor a family tradition: the pursuit of excellence. Pat’s grandfather, the late Homer Stryker, an orthopedic surgeon and founder of Stryker Corporation, revolutionized healthcare through his innovative design of medical devices and quality production process. While Stryker Sonoma is not affiliated with Stryker Corporation, Pat remains inspired by the legacy of her grandfather’s work and his dedication to the highest standards. Pat’s personal commitment to excellence is heartfelt in all of her various ventures including Stryker Sonoma.

Pat is a philanthropist and the founder of Bohemian Foundation, which works to empower citizens and impact communities through its strategic grant making programs and special initiatives. Bohemian Foundation focuses locally in the areas of music and youth, and globally in the areas of public health, poverty alleviation and the environment. The Foundation is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, where Pat resides. Pat is not active in the winery management or operations.

Since the early 2000s, she has become more active in civic life.