With more than a decade of experience in government and politics, Patrick leads communications and public affairs strategy for a number of Tusk Strategies and Tusk Ventures clients in New York and nationally.
Before joining Tusk, Patrick was a senior communications adviser to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., concentrating on cases related to public corruption, cybercrime, violent criminal enterprises, vehicular crimes, and rackets investigations.
Patrick also held several roles in the administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, including Deputy Press Secretary in the Mayor’s Office, and Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He guided communications for the establishment of the Cornell Tech campus, the 7-line subway extension, the redevelopment of the Seward Park area, and the growth of the city’s technology sector, among other high-profile projects and initiatives.
Patrick has extensive campaign experience at the state and local levels. In 2010, he was a communications strategist and the Research Director for Andrew Cuomo’s winning gubernatorial campaign. He is also a veteran of Mike Bloomberg’s successful reelection campaigns in 2009 and 2005, and has experience in Texas statewide politics.
Patrick is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is an avid fan of Cincinnati sports, and has contributed to the Cincinnati Enquirer’s sports blog.