He coded his first website in 1996 and worked with his first client three years later. Before joining the web industry full-time he focused on visual journalism during his time in high school, university, professional internships (Detroit Free Press and St. Petersburg Times) Following those experiences he used skills gained working in publication production and began building his front-end development skillset working with pMachine/ExpressionEngine. He has built and maintained sites built with EE, Wordpress, Spotify, Hubspot, and several PHP frameworks including Recess and Slim.
Patrick lives in Durham, N.C. with his wife Rachel and son Spencer. He and Rachel are expecting their second child this November.