Graduated from the World Wide College of
Auctioneering in 1979.
Extensive experience as ringman (35 years),
clerk (33 years), cashier (33 years), Licensed Wisconsin Auctioneer #354
Director of Uhaul operations and on-site
Numismatist, Pottery and decorator ceramics,
American Cranberry Glass and NASCAR enthusiast.
Patrick's 30+ years of auctioneering
experience adds to the extensive portfolio Barrett's offers to sellers. Not
only conducting weekly sales, but offering advisory help to several other
auction houses when they started Patrick has been a familiar part of
auctions in Wisconsin. Past experience includes work for The Royal Event at
Assumption High School in Wisconsin Rapids, several court-appointed
appraisals, yeoman auction duties for Barrett's as well as The Auction House of West Salem, Wild
Rose Auctions, and many others.
Patrick has seen how things work on the
inside of an elite motorsports organization as a former Starter and Race
Director for NASCAR. He currently works as the Starter for Golden Sands
Speedway, WIR in Kaukauna, and as the former starter for the newly-refurbished
Marshfield Super Speedway and Dells Motor Speedway and Raceway Park.
For the past decade Patrick has been a member
of the Board of Directors of the American Cribbage Congress. He is one of
their highest rated players, having achieved a level of Life Master One
Star, so far achieved by only 70 others, he is currently ranked 68th and
rising. He chalked up his 6th and 7th Main Tournament
wins by besting 986 players in the largest tournament in the world, the
Joseph Petrus Wergin Open at the Sands Regency in Reno, NV along with the
Waupaca Rotary Open in Waupaca WI. He is the Central Region
Tournament Commissioner. Patrick is now one of the elite players and
directors elected into the American Cribbage Congress Hall of Fame, a
peer-elected position of high honor bestowed on very few.
Patrick and his wife Linda travel when they
can, and are known widely in the ACC as crack tournament directors, running
a yearly event at the Mead Inn in Wisconsin Rapids, 2 Grand National
Tournaments, and pitching in at several other ACC events year-long.