Patrick joined Calder Capital in 2017 and is responsible for the Corporate Development and Acquisition activities. Patrick assists potential buyers in finding the right acquisition targets, conducting due diligence and negotiations, and directing the project to close.
The bulk of Patrick’s experience is in Private Equity and Corporate Development, which he has been involved in since 2013 and where he has managed and executed multiple platform and add-on transactions. Patrick has experience in leading all areas of an acquisition, from sourcing potential targets to leading the due diligence and closing processes.
Patrick has bachelor’s degrees in both management and economics from Hope College. He is actively involved in the Grand Rapids and Holland communities including active participation in Hope College through the Department of Economics, Management, and Accounting and the Hope Entrepreneurship Initiative as well as participation in the Association for Corporate Growth, West Michigan. Patrick resides in Holland with his wife, Olivia, and their two Australian Shephard puppies, Lincoln and Tilly.