Director of Community, Crisis Text Line
Patty Morrissey is the director of community at Crisis Text Line, the first 24/7, free, nationwide text line for people in crisis. She oversees the remote training program, preparing thousands of volunteers for a year of service as crisis counselors. Prior to joining Crisis Text Line, Morrissey served as the founding head of social innovation at Groupon during a period of unprecedented growth. There, she established award-winning programs, including Groupon Grassroots and the Employee Volunteer Program.