Patricia “Pat” Grazzini portrait

Patricia “Pat” Grazzini

Deputy director & chief operating officer, Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)


Pat Grazzini has been with Mia since 1992, serving as both CFO and COO. She manages the museum business—both front and back of house—with a focus on enhancing visitor experience. Her responsibilities run the gamut and include finance and accounting tasks, like oversight of the annual operating budget, plus building operations, security, property acquisition and management, government and community relations, retail, events, human resources, and strategic planning.

Outside of Mia, Grazzini serves as treasurer of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Minneapolis Downtown Council.