Patrick joined the Maine State Chamber in October 2023 as President and CEO after returning to his home state from serving in a number of state energy leadership positions in New England. Most recently, Patrick was the Commissioner of the Department of Energy Resources under former Governor Charlie Baker in Massachusetts. In that role, Patrick oversaw offshore wind procurements, new building codes, solar policies, and all other state and regional energy policies. Patrick also served on the board of the National Association of State Energy Officials, and several state and regional energy boards.
Prior to working in Massachusetts, Patrick was Director of the Maine Energy Office from 2013 to 2016 in the Governor Paul LePage administration, where he led efforts to expand air source heat pump adoption and other energy efficiency investments. He previously served as an adviser to former U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe in her Washington, D.C., office.