Pat joined Fareway in January 2012, and currently holds the position of Vice President of Facilities and Projects. Pat and his team are responsible for the facilities, maintenance, and environmental controls at the 120-acre central distribution site in Boone and the purchasing of all non-retail items used within the corporation. He also supports the sales functions of Midwest Quality Wholesale, a subsidiary wholesale distributor of Fareway.
Pat’s previous experience included working with Maytag Corporation and Bayer Healthcare. He held a series of roles in the areas of engineering, project management, new product development, continuous improvement, supply chain, strategic planning and analysis, and global logistics.
Pat holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University, a master’s degree in Systems Engineering from Iowa State University, and an MBA from the University of Iowa. He is also recognized as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) by the Association of Energy Engineers.
Pat and his wife, Alison, reside in Ames and have three adult children, Kevin, Jill, and Erin.