Who's Who of Top Executives

Crystal Dawn Patterson

Title: Executive Director
Company: The Open Door Inc.
Location: Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

Crystal Dawn Patterson, Executive Director at The Open Door Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in harm reduction.

With years of experience to her credit, Ms. Patterson has excelled as the executive director for The Open Door Inc., an organization dedicated to providing housing to HIV-positive individuals in need, since 2019. In this position, she maintains a success rate of 97 percent, and she is incredibly proud to witness people improve once they receive housing and begin giving back to society. A survivor of sexual assault and domestic violence, Ms. Patterson was previously active as the director of the PPC Violence Free Network.

Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Patterson pursued higher education, earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal and social justice. She subsequently graduated with a master’s degree in organizational leadership and public administration. Passionate about advocating for others, Ms. Patterson hopes to increase the capacity of The Open Door Inc. in the coming years while cementing her legacy as someone who truly loved everyone and believed no one was disposable.

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