Pat Gaylord Cascio, Treasurer of the D.C. Area Phi Beta Kappa Association, graduated summa cum laude from Denison University in 1969 with a major in French. She joined IBM in New York City, working in sales and education for eighteen years. Since then, she has served on the boards of various small, local non-profit organizations. She lives in Bethesda with her husband and enjoys the cultural offerings in the Washington area.