In his career at Georgetown, Pat has worked extensively with external constituencies, opening and advancing positive relationships on behalf of the University. Previously a member of the alumni and development staff, he has served as executive director of the Georgetown Alumni Association, as well as directed the fund raising efforts for athletics, financial aid, and the annual fund at different times within the University. Organizationally, Pat led the effort to replace the advancement computer information system, coordinating needs and priorities on a University-wide level. In addition, he chaired the internal task force to create a new system and organization for tracking major gift prospects.
In 1972, Pat graduated with a degree in classics from Georgetown. He captained the varsity lacrosse team and was selected to play in the North-South All-Star Lacrosse Classic as a senior. Following a tour in the U.S. Army, he returned to the Hilltop to study law, graduating in 1977. While in law school, Pat served as volunteer president of HOYAS Unlimited, and subsequently authored a landmark proposal to overhaul the structure of the athletic fund raising and to position the organization for dramatic future growth. In addition, he helped to coach Georgetown's varsity lacrosse team. He was inducted into the Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994.
Pat has served as an officer of the National Lacrosse Foundation in Baltimore and was deeply involved in the strategic planning process that transformed the organization into the national governing body for the sport (U.S. Lacrosse). Pat has served as vice president of Winners Lacrosse, a non-profit organization to develop inner-city lacrosse in Washington, DC. He also helped to establish the Tewaaraton Award Foundation in 2000 and produced the annual awards event during its first decade.
He resides in Washington, DC and is the father of three children.