Patrick has been in the chemical distribution business for 31 years. Prior to joining Dowd and Guild in 2005, he was Director of Sales for Ashland Chemical where he worked for 15 years in various roles of increasing responsibility. Patrick is from Columbus, Ohio and graduated from Miami University. In addition, he attended the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Executive Development program. Patrick is a member of the American Coatings Association and active on various committees. Patrick lives in Danville, CA with his wife, Lynda, and three kids. His interests include golfing, skiing and spending time with his family.