Patrick joined Plated in the spring of 2014 as the Head of People. As a key member of the Plated executive team and with an eye toward scaling, he provides oversight of all People operations, systems and initiatives including workforce planning; talent development; and employee recruiting, relations & retention. Previously, he served for six years as the Head of HR for BPC & BluePrint Juice, helping to grow the self-funded start-up to a team of over 220. Following the sale of BluePrint to The Hain Celestial Group, he stayed on for over a year to transition the company.
His coaching and collaborative leadership style was shaped by working for many years on the management and creative side of theatre production; and by over a decade of experience in operations and service in the NYC hospitality industry, opening more than five restaurants & boutique hotels. Patrick holds a BA in communications from Kalamazoo College and received his SPHR designation in 2012.