Patrick is a 2013 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. After graduating from the Naval Academy and completing submarine training in Charleston SC, Patrick served as a junior officer onboard the USS New Mexico, homeported in Groton CT, and completed two overseas deployments to the European theater. After completing his junior officer tour in late 2017, he spent over two years on shore duty at the Pentagon in Washington DC. At the Pentagon, he worked as a current operations officer for the Director of Naval Intelligence and Chief of Naval Operations. Patrick left active duty in 2020 and is pursuing an MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.