My EFA role allows me to provide leadership and guidance to the career service team that is responsible for providing a variety of services to assist students/graduates in securing in-field employment. I collaborate with employers and community partners to fulfill their hiring needs. My role allows me to strategize with the leadership team to ensure the academy is producing skilled graduates and committed employees dedicated to the North Star mission. What do you enjoy about your job? I enjoy building and nurturing relationships with students, recruiters, and community partners. This role allows me to connect talented Eleven Fifty Academy students/graduates with opportunities to utilize their skill sets and receive continuous learning and advancement. Why do you love the Tech industry? The tech industry is innovative and always changing. Tech plays an important part in improving processes that have a huge impact on our daily lives. There are so many employment opportunities in every industry for those seeking careers within tech and I love that those opportunities are changing the lives of the individuals that I serve. A little more about Pat… I love to travel, shop, and enjoy time with family and friends.