Patty Pacelli is an author, editor, entrepreneur and autism advocate. She is the mother of two adult children, one on the autism spectrum. She promotes autism awareness by serving on the board of directors of the Seattle Children's Autism Center Guild. She is also the owner of Look Your Best Wardrobe Consulting Bellevue, Washington. She has lived on Seattle's Eastside in Sammamish and Bellevue since 1993 with her husband, Lonnie, also an author. She grew up in Colorado and has lived in Arizona, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Arizona.