Pat joined Queen's as a Procurement Specialist in the summer of 2021 with over 17 years of public sector procurement experience in the K-12 education space. Prior to beginning his career in public procurement, Pat worked at KPMG Chartered Accountants and Queen’s in accounting and audit roles. Pat’s procurement experience includes leading requests for quotations, proposals, tenders, and supplier qualifications as well as the end to end procure to pay process. Pat has procured construction contractors, architects, furniture, print and copy equipment, IT hardware, various services and supplies. Pat has a keen interest in procurement law and the finer details of contract writing. Supporting student achievement by providing best in class customer service in methods of strategic procurement to faculty and staff is one of Pat’s personal motivators.