The company has a robust product planning and development process which has helped it grow significantly in size, scope and infrastructure. Field Controls has implemented a total quality management system and embarked upon ISO certification. Looking for further competitive advantage, the company has embraced Lean philosophy and implemented lean principles throughout the organization. Thorough planning and execution, combined with ownership support, helps ensure that the company will meet its safety, quality, revenue, and return on investment goals.
Patrick attended Georgetown University on a full academic scholarship and earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Patrick spent three years teaching Chemistry and Physics at Loyola High School in Los Angeles. He next honed his selling skills with multiple companies in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries where he consistently exceeded sales goals. In 1992, Patrick became the V.P. of Marketing and Sales at Field Controls where he directed new product development, guided advertising, and implemented promotional programs to increase sales. On the job success led him to be promoted to President in 1994.