Patrick graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Finance. While attending LSU he worked full time for U.S. Congressman W.J. “Billy” Tauzin of the 3rd Congressional District of Louisiana. Upon graduating, Patrick started his career in transportation and logistics with national truckload carrier Knight Transportation. In 2008, Patrick joined Gulf Winds overseeing the 3rd Party Logistics group. During his tenure at Gulf Winds, Patrick has served in several areas including Business Development, Safety & Compliance, Quality Management, and Logistics Services. As a member of the Executive Team, Patrick is responsible for leading the Business Development and Marketing organization. Outside of work Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, and sons Grant and Connor.