Women of Distinction - Patti Groh
Director of Marketing Communications / Sappi North America
Patti Groh is director of marketing communications for Sappi North America, a leading global producer of coated fine paper widely used in premium magazines, catalogues, books, direct mail and high-end print advertising. Groh manages all customer-facing communications, which incorporate a mix of print, online media and targeted events. From award-winning publications such as The Standard and the Communicator’s Guide to the Neuroscience of Touch, to the viral video sensation, “Off Register,” Groh is pushing the creative envelope for the country’s leading producer of coated fine paper. As a 23-year veteran of Sappi, she has held a multitude of positions in sales, marketing and brand strategy. Groh has a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Diego State University and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. She lives in Boston with her husband and her equally creative sons, Hayden and Augie.