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Patrick is the director of corporate development for First Western.  Patrick has held this position since April 2011 and is responsible for leading the company’s mergers & acquisitions and expansion-related activity. Prior to joining First Western, Patrick was a director in KPMG’s Transaction Services practice in Chicago and Denver, with a specialization in the financial services industry.  In this advisory role, Patrick led teams in performing due diligence around M&A transactions, serving both private equity and corporate clients.  Patrick began his career in Ernst & Young’s audit practice in Denver and had over 10 years of experience in the public accounting industry before joining First Western.


  • Currently pursing a Masters of Business Administration from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame
  • CPA License, State of Colorado


  • Member of the AICPA