211 S Paterson St, Suite 270
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: 608-251-9131 x18
Fax: 608-663-5971
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Patricia McMurtrie

Communications Specialist

Primary Responsibilities

Pat develops messaging strategies, creates content, and oversees the production of Gathering Waters’ electronic communications and printed materials. In her position, Pat:

  • Drafts stories and narratives
  • Develops marketing and promotional materials
  • Creates and publishes website content
  • Writes blogs, articles, and social media posts
  • Produces newsletters and annual reports

Past Jobs & Experience

Pat comes to Gathering Waters after working as a freelance marketing consultant and content writer for the past 2 years. Before embarking on her freelance career, Pat co-owned a full-service advertising and marketing agency in Wausau, Wisconsin. During the company’s 15-year history, Pat acted as the customer relations director, writer, and editor. She developed marketing strategies, managed customer projects, and acquired a unique understanding of business as she developed long-term professional relationships with her clients.


Business Administration Studies, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, Wisconsin

Favorite protected place in Wisconsin

The Door County shoreline reminds Pat of her hometown 35 miles northwest of Bar Harbor, Maine.


Pat enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new places, hiking, snowshoeing, and capturing pictures of sunsets over the water.

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