Pat comes to Bear’s Paw CC with over 40 years of Club Management experience. That experience was partially in the USAF as a military Club Officer and Morale Welfare and Recreation Chief at bases at Hurlburt Field Florida, Diyabrakir Turkey, Camp New Amsterdam The Netherlands, Nellis AFB Las Vegas Nevada, Tama Recreation Area Tokyo Japan and Bellows Recreation Base Hawaii. Following his USAF military service, Pat has managed private Clubs in Bluefield Virginia, Seneca South Carolina, Hartford Connecticut, Rapid City South Dakota, Boulder Colorado, Missoula Montana, Vero Beach Florida and Casper Wyoming. Pat retired from active Club management in January 2013 to do a little fly fishing, golf and hunting. In 2015, Pat was asked by Kopplin, Kuebler and Wallace (Executive Search Firm) to help out at the first Club as the Interim General Manager at the Jefferson City Country Club in Jefferson City Missouri. Since then, Pat has been the Interim GM at Rolling Hills Club in Jackson Mississippi, The Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth Florida, the Minneapolis Club in Minneapolis Minnesota, and the TwinEagles Club in Naples Florida.
Pat is married to his lovely wife of 49 years, Teri-Ann. They have two grown children – Jeff living in Fort Collins Colorado, and Megan in Sioux Falls South Dakota. Since retiring in 2013, Pat and Teri continue to reside in Casper Wyoming, even during these extended stays for the interim management positions.