Meet the Private Sector Initiatives Team
In the role of Business Committee for the Arts Coordinator, Patrick works to ensure the continued success of Business Committee for the Arts and Private Sector Initiatives programs designed to stimulate partnerships between arts and business. He also manages all programmatic aspects for The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America including the annual awards gala each fall, as well as content of the news and success stories portions of www.pARTnershipMovement.org.
Prior to joining Americans for the Arts, Patrick held the positions of marketing and sales manager for the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center and education coordinator for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. A singer by trade, he performed for many years as a featured singer in the production shows aboard Carnival Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Oceania Cruises, as well as numerous regional and touring theater productions. He received his B.Mus. in vocal performance from James Madison University and M.A. in arts management from the University at Buffalo.