Bethany Patten manages a portfolio of analytic support projects for local public sector agencies and non-profit organizations.

Prior to joining Urban Labs, Bethany worked on early care and education and K-12 policy issues as Policy and Research Manager at Excellent Schools Detroit. She holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Iowa and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan.

Outside of work, Bethany enjoys running, biking, and exploring new places.