Vice President - Global SCM & NA Operations
Pat joined the Supply Chain Management team at GHSP in 2013 as the leader of Purchasing, Packaging Engineering, and Supplier Continuous Improvement, adding responsibility for Customs, Logistics, Materials Systems, and Supplier Development. He was later promoted to VP of Supply Chain Management. In 2019, Pat added Global Advanced Manufacturing, Quality and Safety systems, and GHSP’s three NA manufacturing facilities (Saltillo, MX, Grand Haven, MI & Hart, MI) to his responsibilities.
Prior to joining GHSP, Pat worked in automotive with Prince Corporation and Johnson Controls. Throughout his career, he has held roles of increasing responsibility in operations, purchasing, supply chain management, and compliance & professional development. An even-tempered individual, Pat enjoys establishing relationships up and down the supply chain and having fun regardless of the stresses of the day.
A native of West Michigan, Pat enjoys traveling and experiencing the world’s cultures. He and his wife Stacie have 3 adult children (a son and two daughters) and one grandson, who has his ‘papa’ wrapped around his finger. Their family enjoys outdoor activities that include boating, hunting, fishing, camping, and hosting friends and family for get-togethers.
Always a Spartan, Pat graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in Materials and Logistics Management.