Tom Patti was overwhelmingly elected to the County Board of Supervisors, District 3, in 2016. Supervisor Patti recognizes the challenges facing San Joaquin County, and the need for transformative leadership to change the trajectory of our community. To achieve this, he will focus on education, economic development, public safety — and tackling the connected issues of mental health, homelessness and caring for veterans.
As a second-generation local business owner, Tom recognizes that small businesses are the job creators of our community – the engine that drives our society. He is a member of the National Federation of Independent Business Owners, Stockton Builder’s Exchange, and the San Joaquin County Farm Bureau. Tom’s vision is smart economic growth with an eye on the future of self-sustaining, energy-efficient communities.
Patti graduated from local schools and attended Delta College - and currently sits on the Board of the Delta College Foundation, which helps expand education access for local students.
With a life-time passion for giving back, Prior to being elected, Tom was active serving on the Child Abuse Prevention Council, March of Dimes and the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee. Supervisor Patti also serves on the Board of Directors for Stockton Crime Stoppers. In 2015 Tom Patti had the honor of being selected by the African American Chamber as their “Man about Town” in recognition of his many local contributions.
Tom is a 5-time State and Golden Gloves boxing champion. He briefly considered a professional boxing career in 1986 and spent time in New York training with the legendary Cus D’Amato. He returned to California in 2001 and along with his father built Delta Cranes into the preeminent crane company in the San Joaquin Valley.
As a single father of 7-year old Presley, Tom Patti is dedicated to improving the safety and opportunity in our community.