With more than 30 years of experience in public relations, advertising and marketing, Patrick has shaped the public perception of companies that define life in the 21st Century. Consumer brands like Nissan, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi-Cola, Microsoft, McDonalds and Starbucks have seen their public image thrive under Patrick’s guidance.
Patrick is widely recognized for his ability to evolve lifestyle and consumer trends to embrace social responsibility both within the supply chain and to consumers, and for bringing creative concepts to life through high impact, integrated ideas. He is known as a dynamic and abstract thinker, and for a host of non-profit and fundraising initiatives in public health, as well as fully integrated campaigns in consumer brands, foodservice, technology, retail and corporate reputation.
His persuasive marketing skills are increasingly applied to philanthropic causes through the use of strong, eloquent and authentic language, helping some of the world’s most urgent causes find new relevance, ignite participation, and raise money.
Over the years, Patrick held several senior management positions at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, and before that, presided over his own marketing public relations firm.
Patrick started his career at Macy’s where he spearheaded media campaigns for some of the world’s most esteemed couturiers. He holds a B.A. in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley.