Sandra L. Patricola

Comptroller, Air Force Audit Agency

Sandra “Sam” Patricola has served on the PenFed Foundation and PenFed Credit Union board of directors for nearly 20 years. As a military spouse and Air Force Audit Agency Auditor, Sam is committed to making an impact by serving the military community.   

“I was raised to give back. And as a military spouse and civilian Airman, it’s especially important for me to give back to the military community.” 

Sam joined the PenFed Board in 2005. She had previous experience on the board of the Northern Tier Federal Credit Union in Minot, North Dakota and on the Supervisory Committee at MAX Federal Credit Union in Montgomery, Alabama. She began federal service in 1987 as a clerk-typist at Edwards Air Force Base and has been an Air Force Auditor for 30 years.  Her assignments include Audit Manager, Comptroller, OSI Liaison, and she is currently a Staff Auditor in the Security and Special Programs Division.  Sam is a Certified Public Accountant and is the PenFed Board Treasurer.