Chief Operating Officer
Patrick grew up in Yorktown Heights, NY where he graduated from Yorktown High School in 2013. After graduating, Patrick went on to study social sciences at Westchester Community College. There he was a founding member of the Social Science Club and a leader in the Political Activist Club. With these roles, Patrick helped bring WCC students for the first time ever to the Harvard National Model United Nations where students are tasked with attempting to collaboratively understand and offer solutions to global problems. He graduated with an Associates in Social Sciences with honors distinction and moved to Port Chester, NY, where he went on to study political science at Purchase College.
At Purchase, Patrick landed a job as an Athletic Assistant within the athletics department where he assisted in organizing Division III athletic events. When school was not in session, he interned at the Carver Center in Port Chester working in the food pantry assisting families who needed nutritional advice and support. When school was in session, Patrick worked in the classroom at Purchase College as a Learning Assistant for the Political Science department where he helped facilitate classroom instruction and tutored freshman students.
In his final year, Patrick devoted much of his time and effort into studying the effects that the DACA program has on immigrant families. He went on to publish his research at Purchase and presented his findings at the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference in 2018. His background in political science and public policy also led him to a legislative internship with the New York State Assembly where he focused on constituent engagement and studying healthcare and immigration policy. Additionally, Patrick was honored with the 2017-2018 Athletic Assistant of the Year Award and the 2017-2018 Award for Outstanding Senior in Political Science. He graduated Purchase College in 2018 Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors in Political Science.
Patrick is excited to be on the STEER team where he brings a knowledge of policy and administration to help our student athletes and community navigate opportunities and overcome obstacles.