Pat loves to utilize multiple personalities and approaches to sell products and services in a wide range of industries. He is strategic, imaginative and engaging, driven by the bottom line and inspired by working with nice people who are great at what they do. At Northlich, he oversees creative strategy, development and execution for a variety of restaurant and retail clients.
Pat started his working career as a host/cashier at a Brown Derby restaurant, where his responsibilities included helium-balloon inflation and cotton-string attachment. From these humble beginnings, he moved up in the world and spent time in San Francisco, Seattle, Santa Monica and Cleveland, working for such agencies as McCann-Erickson, J. Walter Thompson, MTV and Brokaw. Pat has created and worked on campaigns for a wide range of brands that include AT&T, Nestlé, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Coca-Cola, GE Lighting and Great Lakes Brewing Company.
Pat’s work has been featured in Communication Arts, Adweek, Creativity, The New York Times, Ads of the World and more. His speaking engagements include AAF-Cleveland (Creative Direction), AAF-Dayton (The Importance of Culture) and AAF-Akron (Creativity Bootcamp).
Outside of work, Pat enjoys rhyming, stealing and rock-starring. He aspires to one day snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and fight a bunch of sharks with his fists.