Patrick, a native Southerner, received his B.A. in Business Management & Communications from the University of Alabama in 2002. He relocated to San Francisco, California in 2006, working for Williams-Sonoma Inc. at their headquarters as an Assistant Control Buyer where he first developed his interest in Human Resources and Training. Over the course of the next 10 years, Patrick has focused on his love of HR while working for various industries, ranging from software in Silicon Valley to higher education at the University of California at Davis. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and son, especially at Disneyland, and watching documentaries about history and the natural world.
Patrick is thrilled to be joining the CFSC team as an HR Specialist and helping to further educate the public on the importance of wildfire education and building fire-resilient communities.