Patrick was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Minnesota where he was a multi-sport athlete and graduated from Grand Rapids High School.  After participating in “Juniors” hockey for two years after high school, Patrick enrolled at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where he continued to play hockey and later graduated as part of the class of 2017. 

Patrick’s professional career started as a Rental Account Manager for Titan Machinery in 2017 soon after obtaining his degree.  At Titan Machinery, Patrick sold and rented large construction equipment to contractors and construction companies around the Twin Cities metro.  On November 15th, 2021, Patrick took a career pivot and joined the team at Skyline Search Partners as a Recruiter.  Patrick’s main focuses as a Recruiter are within the technical disciplines of Software Test Engineering and Development, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, as well as Technical B2B Sales.  

Patrick and his wife Janae have a baby girl named Grace and a dog named Frankie Girl.  In his spare time, you can find Patrick pursuing his hobbies of golf, fishing, hunting, cribbage, bandy, and watching either the Wild, Twins, or Vikings.  

Patrick’s favorite athlete is Kirill Kaprizov because he is “the most dynamic hockey player the state of hockey has ever seen and he single handedly has made the Wild one of the more exciting teams to watch in the NHL.” 

His favorite musician is Jason Isbell because “he has a great sound and he’s the best song writer out there right now.”