Chloe Chittick Patton
Chloe Chittick Patton helps cultural nonprofits understand their audiences, serve new communities, and explore new possibilities in marketing, programming, and experience design. A veteran member of Slover Linett’s leadership team, she manages the Chicago-based staff, oversees operations, shapes research plans for new and long-term clients, and contributes strategic guidance on key projects. Since joining the firm in 2005, initially as senior associate, Chloe has been a trusted thought-partner to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Art Institute of Chicago, Colby College Museum of Art, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Illinois Humanities, Lincoln Park Zoo, and other arts, culture, science, and public media organizations. She is passionate about helping such organizations serve people’s needs and contribute to thriving, connected, healthy communities. Chloe became a vice president in 2011 and chief operating officer in 2016.
Prior to joining Slover Linett, Chloe worked in qualitative research as a senior account planner and consumer strategist at AMP Agency in Boston, a boutique research and strategy firm specializing in youth and young-adult audiences. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Colby College, double majoring in anthropology and religious studies, conducting ethnographic fieldwork in the area as part of her studies. As the mother of three young boys, can often be found at Chicago’s museums, parks, and libraries – experiencing the city’s many opportunities for culture and learning without her “work hat” on. She and her husband Andy volunteer at and support a few nonprofits that are tirelessly working to make life better for local families and children in need.