Director, Media and Community Relations
Pat is the media contact for The Community Foundation, including traditional print, broadcast and digital media. He develops and maintains media relationships, as well as relationships with civic and corporate leaders and decision-makers. Pat helps tell the stories of The Community Foundation and its funds, initiatives and affiliates.
He has a storied career in journalism, spanning more than 25 years, as former editor and writer at the Nashville Banner and The Tennessean. Pat is the author of two Nashville dining guidebooks, a national dining app and website and founder and editor of a weekly Nashville entertainment guide.
He has served as director of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. Pat is an alumnus of the University of Illinois and of Leadership Nashville and Leadership Music.