Patricia Maultra


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Past Office Manager
Company Name
Hal Leonard Corporation

Patricia Maultra was the first employee hired by Learning Unlimited by its three founders, which included Keith Mardak.  Keith went on to become Chairman of Hal Leonard Publishing and all throughout the early days, Patricia was there.  She began working for Zeb Billings in his retail store in 1960 and recalls when Keith started part time as a teacher.  Pat recalls that she knew from the start that Keith was “going places because of his driven spirit and passion for music.”  She takes great pride in the staff and the success of the company.  She is also proud of her daughter, Sue, who has followed in her footsteps by managing the facilities at Hal Leonard’s headquarters in Milwaukee.