With a career spanning nearly 40 years, Pat is considered a leader, risk-taker and great workplace advocate. He is passionate about organizations and people breaking through the status quo. His focus is to make a daily impact at work, in the community and at home and encourages others to do the same. Pat’s work inspires people to think and act beyond their comfort zone, encouraging people to attain KBL—Knowing, Believing and Loving what you do and how you live.
As President of ERC, he was responsible for the organization’s overall operations and strategic direction. Prior to ERC, Pat served in key HR, and business development positions for multi-national corporations and middle market organizations. Pat was named Northeast Ohio’s “Best Boss” by Inside Business magazine. He is the architect of the nationally acclaimed NorthCoast 99 program, which annually recognizes Northeast Ohio’s 99 best workplaces. In addition, Pat is the co-architect of ERChealth.