Pat has an innate love for working with people on their development. Whether mentoring, leading or facilitating a training workshop, he can often be found deep in conversation or deep in thought.
An electrical engineer by trade and certified facilitator for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Crucial Conversations, Pat also holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and is a die-hard Marquette fan.
For proof of this, just follow him on Twitter.
Besides leadership development, Pat has a penchant for working with customers and potential customers to find the Synergy and think Win-Win. (Here’s lookin’ at you, Stephen Covey). Pat’s great at sharing his three decades of expertise in engineering, operations, supply chain and program management, and gets lots of energy from collaborating with teammates.
And did we mention he’s an aspiring harmonica player?
Fantasy Title Role: Valued Partner
Hidden Talents?: Rudimentary juggling, and javelin-throwing at Creation summer games
Favourite Ways to Relax: Spending time with family, fishing, reading good books, traveling, listening
Best Thinking Happens…: Showering and shaving
Heroes: Pope John Paul II, Mother Theresa, Dr. W. Edwards Deming
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On a recent Friday afternoon, Creation’s Vancouver business unit (BU) became the site of a full on Mexican fiesta. Sure, there weren’t any margaritas, but there was a piñata and a four-man mariachi band. In an hour filled with singing, dancing and clapping, they celebrated the promotion of one of our own. Ana Cantu, a 12-year