Patrick is a Principal and leads the portfolio management, operational and investor activities for Hammes Partners. Patrick is a member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Hammes Partners, Patrick was a Vice President in the Business Services and Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Robert W. Baird & Co. where he participated in a wide range of financial advisory transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, equity & debt offerings, valuation opinions and private placements. Before Baird, Patrick was an attorney at Strasburger & Price in Dallas, Texas and previously clerked in the General Counsel’s office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Patrick serves on the board of directors for Children's Wisconsin, the leading pediatric health system in Wisconsin and one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country. Patrick also serves on the boards for the University of Wisconsin’s Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking and for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. He holds his B.A. in Political Science and M.B.A. in Corporate Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was the recipient of the Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.