Areas of Expertise: research, data analysis, copywriting, political strategy, government relations, campaign management, and coalition building.
Personal Interests: watching and playing sports, standup comedy, reading, spending time with family.
Patrick brings to Pac/West a decade of professional experience in the Denver Metro Area.
Before joining Pac/West, Patrick was a Legal Assistant and Business Manager at a small law firm in Lone Tree, Colorado where he honed his research, writing, analytical, and organizational skills.
Patrick previously led the Colorado Manufacturing Initiative, a program of the Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry. In that capacity he was responsible for working with manufacturers, vendors, and strategic partners to foster a robust manufacturing sector in Colorado. Patrick built relationships among manufacturers through programming and education. He also advocated for policy conducive to manufacturing at the state and federal levels.
Prior to working at CACI, Patrick supported the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce in multiple capacities before finishing his tenure at the organization as Director of Public Policy. While at the South Metro Denver Chamber, Patrick was responsible for the organization’s education and advocacy efforts at the local, state, and federal levels and was the staff coordinator for the Legislative Action Committee, Business Leaders for Responsible Government, and Science Technology Engineering & Math Education Coalition. Patrick also served as secretary to the chamber’s board of directors.
Patrick began his career at the City of Centennial, Colorado where he worked in the city manager’s office, assisting the city’s communications and economic development departments. Additionally, he managed the city’s youth commission and contributed to special projects for the city manager.
In 2007, Patrick was elected to serve on the home rule charter commission for the City of Centennial. Over the course of four months, the group of 21 elected community members drafted the “constitution” for Colorado’s 10th largest city with a population of more than 100,000 residents.
Patrick holds a B.A. in international studies from the University of Colorado Denver.