Patrick joined Arctaris in 2017 and currently serves as Director of Strategic Capital Partnerships. He advises on all phases of the execution and due diligence process, including deal origination, transaction due diligence, and post-execution growth strategy development and achievement.
Prior to joining Arctaris, Patrick was the former Executive Director of Impact Investing at Sorenson Impact, a University of Utah based institute that works with investors, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders to marshal capital for social good. While there, he worked on over $250mm of private investments, was a part of launching several new business units which included the University Venture Fund II, the second iteration of the Nation’s largest student-driven venture capital fund, and was part of the management team awarded a grant from President Obama’s White House Office of Social Innovation.
Prior to Sorenson Impact, Patrick was a Senior Associate with the University Venture Fund (UVF) from 2007-2010. As Senior Associate, Patrick analyzed and conducted comprehensive due diligence while assisting in portfolio management and deal-sourcing for the fund.
Patrick started his career as an Analyst with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. working in their Global Securities Division. He has also held various board and advisory positions, including with The Iron Yard Coding Academy, Westminster College’s Center for Entrepreneurship, Salt Lake County’s Economic Development Division, and is an active fourth-generation shareholder in his family’s Greenville, South Carolina-based businesses, Canal Insurance and Central Realty Holdings.
Patrick earned a BS in Finance fromWestminster College and was recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017.