In August 2018, Patrick joined the faculty at Lake Area Technical College as a Business Associate instructor with emphasis in photography. His background and experience includes roles as a commercial photographer, Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources Information Systems Consultant, Corporate Trainer, and a General Manger in a hotel/restaurant/event facility. Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Concordia College. He is married and has three children. In his free time, Patrick enjoys nature, citizen science, and art.