Tiffany Blumenthal Patrella is Maitripa College’s Director of Student Services and Marketing as well as a loving and dedicated stepmom. She holds a BA in Business Administration and a BS in Human and Consumer Services in Retail Merchandising from Ohio University.
Currently, she is pursuing an MA in Education at Portland State University, while also developing curriculum for a family-friendly, compassion-based, summer program. Tiffany has traveled extensively, studying Buddhism, both in the Tibetan and Zen traditions.
After attending teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, Tiffany took refuge, and has since worked and studied at FPMT centers in California, India, and Italy.