Patricia Champagne grew up in Luling, Louisiana, a small, friendly community where she attended Hahnville High School. After graduation she continued her education at the University of New Orleans where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Management, graduating in 1995.
Champagne’s career began with accounting positions at the famous New Orleans Commander’s Palace Restaurant, McDermott International and Dow Chemical. She joined the Durr Heavy Construction team in 1997 as an Accountant. Since 1998, Champagne has been actively involved with the Construction Financial Management Association and currently is a Board Member.
Champagne is married to Dave, her childhood sweetheart, for 15 years and is a proud mother to Matthew, age 9. Her hobbies include community involvement, exercising and cake decorating.