Patricia Devlin

Patricia Devlin

Business Consultant

Consultant, Rome Office

Patricia Devlin joined the UGA SBDC in Rome in 2020, bringing with her almost 30 years of financial service experience. Before joining the SBDC, Patricia worked in the Dalton Community banking industry. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of commercial and consumer lending, packaging loans and business development. A native of Dalton, Patricia is excited to be a part of the UGA SBDC and continue helping clients in their small business endeavors.








  • BS (Organizational Management, Magna Cum Laude), Belhaven University
  • Various Certificates from Georgia Bankers Association
  • Certificate of Private Investigations, Dalton College of Continuing Education
  • Certificate of Paralegal Studies, Dalton College of Continuing Education


  • First Bank of Dalton (Assistant Vice President, Consumer and Commercial Lender, Branch Manager)
  • First Security Group (Vice President-Commercial Lender)



  • 2018 Business Person of the Year – Morris Innovative High School
  • Advisory Board Member – Dalton High School, Morris Innovative, Southeast High School
  • Advisory Board Chair – Whitfield County 4-H
  • Volunteers teaching Financial Literacy at Southeast Whitfield High School, Cohulla Creek High School, Morris Innovative School, Dalton High School and Dug Gap Elementary School


Phone: 706-622-2006