Patricia Shields is a partner in Black Dot LLC.


Prior to joining Black Dot, Ms. Shields was Vice-President, Marketing for the Black Music Division of Warner Bros. Records.   A graduate of CCNY, she held positions at WNEW Radio, Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records and consulted at DreamWorks Records.


Ms. Shields produces the StarQuest Stage at the Taste Of Soul Festival, the largest food & music festival in Los Angeles and was on the Production and Activation teams for the On The Vine 3-day music festival in Martha’s Vineyard for kidney disease research and the BET Experience Genius Talks.  She spearheaded the launch of the Southern Los Angeles Patient Navigation and Wellness Center, the only program of its kind that provides emotional support and information for African American and Latino cancer patients in South Los Angeles throughout the many stages of their treatment. She also organized the Music Industry Legends & Icons group, which connects industry veterans and current executives for networking, business collaborations and social events. 


Ms. Shields currently serves as Secretary of the Board Of Directors of the Living Legends Foundation.  She was previously Vice-President of the New York Chapter of the Black Music Association, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Black Parenting, and was one of the founding members of the Warner Bros Records Mentoring Program.  She is a recipient of a Black Woman Of Achievement medal from the Legal Defense Fund.