Los Angeles, California
Mr. Patterson is a Senior Associate and member of OpenGate Capital’s global business development team in Los Angeles where he is responsible for originating and qualifying new acquisition opportunities. Mr. Patterson’s focus areas include Building Products, Aerospace & Defense, Distribution & Logistics, and others within the Industrials sector across North America and Europe.
Prior to joining OpenGate, Mr. Patterson worked in business development at the Gores Group, a leading global middle market firm. Prior to Gores, he spent nine years with Schneider Electric where he worked in various operational roles including program management, strategic sourcing, and process improvement & engineering.
Mr. Patterson earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Penn State University and completed his MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.