Pat is the Executive Vice President of the Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation joining the staff in 1996 when ABCD Corp. and the Greater Altoona Economic Development Corporation (GAEDC) merged staffs that year. Pat continues to serve as the Executive Director of the GAEDC and also serves as Executive Director of the City of Altoona Parking Authority. Pat worked for the six-county Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission from 1979-1990 and prior to that managed the County of Blair’s Community Development Block Grant Program from 1975-1978.
Born and raised in Altoona, Pat brings over 40 years of community and economic development experience to ABCD specializing in grant writing and contract management, program and project coordination, downtown Altoona revitalization efforts, brownfield redevelopment and organizational strategic planning. Pat remains active on numerous community boards and organizations, enjoys golfing, Penn State sporting events and biking the areas rail/trails.