Patience Y. Marmer is a creative empath who cares most about making a life contribution that helps make the world a better place.  Patience believes that while skills can be learned, character is every man and woman’s masterpiece to create.   Strong core values and well-developed life abilities are the compass and momentum that will give purpose and create impact in our families and neighborhoods.  Patience has a deep love for her native Chicago and a passion to help create a brighter future for our children.

Patience has a background in global humanitarian aid, family business, family office, risk management, global fine art collection management and multi-estate management and luxury service operations. Patience is a Sr. Relationship Manager at Family Office Exchange.  Patience studied fine art and history at the University of Illinois and the School of Art Institute of Chicago.  Patience sits on the Board of Trustees for the Private Risk Managers Association. 

She proudly served as a volunteer crew member for three years onboard the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship, Mercy Ships M/V Anastasis, as the International Meeting Planner hosting civic, social and diplomatic receptions.