Patrick has nearly 20 years of experience in various aspects of the business world including in trade/ import, marketing and sales, and strategic partnerships. He has worked in telecommunications and finance industries as well as in wholesale distribution of grocery and general merchandise (a family-owned business). Patrick is currently working in the financial service industry.
Patrick has served on the boards of numerous nonprofits, including the Korean American Coalition, Los Angeles; Korean American Family Services (LA); and American Lung Association.
Patrick was born in Seoul and settled in the U.S. with his family first in Tampa and then in Fairbanks, Alaska. He lived most of his life in Southern California and received his BA in economics from University of California, Berkeley. He moved to the Bay Area from Los Angeles in 2016 with his wife and their three children.