Pat began working at Nelson Electric in 1993 as a truck driver. He moved to shipping and receiving where he became supervisor before becoming a counter salesman. Pat worked at Nelson's Menomonee Falls location as the Warehouse Manager with one foot in counter sales and the other in shipping and receiving before that location closed. He is now based at the Racine warehouse.
Pat lives in Franksville with his wife and two sons. He enjoys hunting and fishing and is very involved with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.