Patti Murphy is host and producer of the Leadership Under Fire: Optimizing Human Performance Podcast. A native of Staten Island, New York, Patti started her career covering news across the five boroughs for a 24-hour television news channel. In 2014, she joined the Fire Department of New York’s Office of Public Information, managing their internal website, DiamondPlate, which plays a critical role in disseminating timely training and preparedness information. Patti is the first FDNY civilian to attend the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. She is an ultra-marathon runner and holds a Bachelor’s in Communications from Baruch College.