Patrick's background is in Finance, Portfolio Management and Venture Leasing. He is a Managing Director at Farnam Street Financial, Inc., a capital source for business essential assets. In Retail, Patrick has attended and participated in the National Retail Federation (NRF) show, the Internet Retail Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) show and Shoptalk.  He has extensive experience working with companies across a broad credit spectrum, from early-stage, venture-backed businesses to upper middle-market, public companies. Throughout his career, he has developed relationships with Founders, CFOs, Bankers and Equity Sponsors. Several of his portfolio engagements are comprised of retail and e-commerce businesses.  Patrick is also an Investor and Tech Partner at Matchstick Ventures, an early stage fund based here in the Twin Cities, and a supporter of Beta.MN., an organization supporting Minnesota's startup community.