Chief Executive Officer
Pat has more than 30-years of experience working in the guide field, serving in various roles from guide dog instructor to program manager to revamping guide dog programs. His work has taken him all over the world from Oregon, New York, Australia, New Zealand, and Chile, where he helped build and improve programs. Pat graduated with a masters degree in Orientation and Mobility and is certified by the International Guide Dog Federation as a guide dog mobility instructor.
At Guide Dogs of Texas, a key focus for Pat will be on quality improvement of the puppy raising and training programs; and most importantly on ensuring that the needs of the clients are being met. He understands the complexity and importance of factors such as the dog’s temperament and focus that contribute to the overall success of the dog and safety of their owner.
Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructor