Pat attended Saint Xavier University and graduated Cum Laude in 2011 with a B.B.A. degree in Finance and Marketing. His professional career in the financial markets began with an internship working on the trading floor in the 10-year options pit. Pat joined Dennis Smith at Archer Financial Services in 2012 as a broker assistant and later became a full-time broker when he obtained his Series 3 broker's license. Pat concentrates on his client's individual needs whether it is a speculative trade with defined risk or a hedge strategy that curtails a producer’s risk while maintaining profit opportunities. Pat uses both fundamental and technical factors in adopting trading strategies directed at the livestock and grain markets.