Director of Strategic Operations

In his role as Director of Strategic Operations, Patrick works closely with the Shields executive team on cross-functional projects to execute on key strategic and operational improvement initiatives. A main focus in his role is new business innovation and expansion into ancillary service lines.

Before joining Shields, Patrick was a Senior Associate on athenahealth’s Corporate Development team, where he focused on driving large strategic initiatives for the company via M&A opportunities, investments, and partnerships. Earlier, he helped build athenahealth’s More Disruption Please (MDP) partnership and innovation program that enables best-of-breed healthcare startups to integrate with and scale through athenahealth’s software.

Patrick holds an A.B. Degree in Economics from Harvard University.