Patty Mitropoulos has almost 40 years of experience working in the fashion industry. Starting in the editorial departments of Elle, Mademoiselle, YM, and Seventeen magazines, she later moved to the corporate side, managing licensing products for brands like Elie Tahari, Liz Claiborne, Marc Jacobs, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors, DKNY, Nicole Miller, and Champion.
Starting as an Adjunct Professor at LIM College in 2017, Professor Mitropoulos was promoted to Lecturer in 2019. She has taught on-ground and online courses that include Fashion Branding & Promotion, Product Development, Luxury Fashion Brand Management, Services Marketing, and The Capstone in Business of Fashion.
Professor Mitropoulos graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Political Science and has an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.