(written from a Production point of view)
Star Trek is the second film Petty has worked on which starred Eric Bana; the first was 2003's Hulk. It is also Petty's second film to star Bruce Greenwood after 1992's Passenger 57, which co-starred Robert Hooks.
Her prior credits as a production accountant also include two films featuring Star Trek actor Paul Winfield – Dennis the Menace (starring Christopher Lloyd and featuring music by Jerry Goldsmith) and Mars Attacks! In addition, she worked on two films composed by James Horner – Legends of the Fall and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The latter film had Clint Howard in the cast, with cinematography by Don Peterman.
Petty has also served as a production accountant on the films Class Act (featuring Raye Birk), Disclosure (featuring Rosemary Forsyth, David Drew Gallagher, Jacqueline Kim, Suzie Plakson, and Jack Shearer), Home for the Holidays (featuring Angela Paton), Beloved (featuring Jude Ciccolella, Albert Hall, Charles Napier, and Tracey Walter), Mystery Men (with visual effects supervised by Lori J. Nelson), Jurassic Park III (featuring Bruce French, Mark Harelik, and Star Trek: Enterprise regular Linda Park), and Blades of Glory (featuring Tom Virtue). She was also the financial controller for the acclaimed film Batman Begins, which featured production designs by Nathan Crowley.