Tia Boatman Patterson, ‘94
Tia Boatman Patterson, ‘94, President and CEO of the California Community Reinvestment Corporation.

Tia Boatman Patterson, ‘94, is the President and CEO of the California Community Reinvestment Corporation. With years of executive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, she previously served as the Associate Director of Housing, Treasury, & Commerce in the Executive Office of the President’s Office of Management & Budget.  

From 2014 to 2021, she served as the Executive Director of the California Housing Finance Agency where she brought about positive organizational change and significantly grew loan production. She simultaneously served as Governor Gavin Newsom’s Senior Advisor for housing from 2019 to 2020.  

From 2015 to 2021 she was a director on the National Council of State Housing Agencies Board, serving as Board Chair from 2018 to 2020.  

Patterson was general counsel for the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency from 2009 to 2014. She is recognized nationally and in the state of California as a policy expert in affordable housing, community development, small business, and economic development having served as a special assistant to four Speakers of the California State Assembly.  

Patterson received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Diego State University, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the state of California and the District of Columbia. 


Throughout 2024, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law will celebrate members of its vast alumni network in honor of the school’s 100-year anniversary. This post is the first in a series highlighting 100 exceptional McGeorge School of Law alumni. 

Stay tuned for more blog posts as we celebrate the law school’s centennial anniversary.