Growing up near Boston, Pat knew that he was passionate about two things: national security policy and the Red Sox. While it meant leaving Fenway Park behind, Pat’s love for national security policy brought him to George Mason University. He now holds a B.A. in Government and International Politics and a minor in Intelligence Analysis, and while he was at GMU, he even further reinforced his passion for national security subjects while working as a research assistant for a war game simulation.

After working on the Development and External Affairs team, Pat now supports the Communications and National Security Programs. Prior to joining Third Way, Pat also interned at the Massachusetts State House, the Bipartisan Policy Center, on Capitol Hill, and worked as a student volunteer at the White House. In the future, he hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Security Studies and work as a national security advisor.

Out of the office, Pat spends his time planning trips he can take with his future husky and golden retriever, working as a Bat Boy for the Washington Nationals, and arguing for why Massachusetts is the best state in the country. 

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