Patrick is a native Kansan whose construction roots go back to boyhood 4-H projects. He graduated from Flint Hills Vo Tech College (currently Manhattan Area Technical College) in Construction Technology, and went on to obtain a degree in Construction Science and Management from Kansas State University. Patrick graduated from the Leadership Manhattan 2015 Class. He has been active in the Flint Hills Area Builders Association and was President in 2013. He is currently serving on the Wabaunsee Township Volunteer Fire Department, AGC of Kansas Board, a member of the City of Manhattan Code of Appeals Board and served on the KSU Construction Science Advisory Council. Patrick is a 2020 Leadership Kansas Graduate and currently sits on the board of MATC Build and the Manhattan Retirement Foundation. Patrick leads through example with his dedicated work ethic and a genuine passion for his job.