Prior to attending Johnson, Patrick volunteered for two years with the United States Peace Corps in Benin, West Africa. As a community economic development volunteer, he worked with a newly established national NGO to promote the cultivation, production, and consumption of the highly nutritious leaves from the tree, Moringa olifeira. Before the Peace Corps, Patrick worked for two years as a government consultant in Washington, DC for PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he focused on human capital and sustainable green building issues. At Johnson, Patrick is focusing his studies on financial principles and their applications in the developing world with the goal of pursuing a career in impact investing or international development after graduation. He is the Operations Facilitator for the Sustainable Global Enterprise Club and a coach for Big Red MicroCapital.
Patrick holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.