Pat brings a strong background in leadership, management, and business fundamentals to Perch.
After spending over 6 years in the US Navy working with expeditionary and special warfare forces, Pat began managing high profile nightclubs throughout San Diego.
While finishing undergrad, Pat was accepted to Cal State LA to complete his Bachelor's in Business Management while managing several exclusive nightlife venues in LA for the prestigious H Wood Group.
Pat was accepted to the USC Marshall School of Business where he earned his master's degree in a one-of-a-kind program, the Master's of Business for Veterans (MBV). This program expanded on the leadership and critical thinking skills, developed in the military, to fit the rigors of the modern business field, focusing on leadership and entrepreneurship while developing business fundamentals.
After 10 years in the nightlife industry, Pat sought a new challenge and decided to follow his passion for finance and investments, gaining a position at Merrill Lynch as a traditional Financial Advisor, focusing on high-net-worth individuals.
Pat holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, as well as Life, Health, Accident and Annuities Insurance Licenses. He lives in Manhattan Beach where he enjoys playing guitar and hand building guitar amplifiers, playing tennis, coaching his daughter's soccer team, and being involved in local business and community activities.