Patrick Quillan

Enthusiastic, Strategic Communicator

Summary

High energy background in fast-paced event planning, promotion, and winning others over. Possess superior communication skills, outstanding presentation abilities, a passion for excellence, and a contagious enthusiasm for Christ and His church. A compassionate listener and well-rounded  interpersonal skills have allowed him to devote himself to promoting safe environments in diocesan, parish, and nonprofit  organizations for more than eight years.

Education

Education

Master of Arts

University of St. Thomas

Masters of Arts Religious Education

Bachelor of Arts

University of St. Thomas

Catholic Studies and English 

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Sr. Account Executive

Paragon Solutions Group
  • Pioneered a recurring revenue stream (MRR) consisting of managed services, carrier services, and co-location solutions.
  • Sold across the entire line of Paragon solutions with an emphasis on storage, wireless, and security.
  • Enhanced various marketing and training events.
  • Bolstered company's market share within Twin Cities.
2012 - 2015

Director of Youth Ministries

Church of Saint Paul
  • Appointed to Archdiocesan Youth Advisory Board-Safe Environment Committee (2013-2015).
  • Helped choose curriculum and establish internal parish guidelines for OPCY policies and "Big 3" requirements.
  • Responsible for mandated Safe Environment Education:
    • Confirmation Program.
    • Youth Ministry Program.
    • Retreats and Mission Trip programs.
  • Invigorated and implemented:
    • Executive leadership board of staff, parents, volunteers and clergy.
    • Transformed programming and presentations:
        • Led and orientated several weekly events for 300+participants.
        • Developed curriculum, group activities and marketing.
    • Spearheaded and executed (4) annual 20-50 person service trips to various locations around the US
      • Completed tasks under budget.
      • Administered medical aid and crisis intervention.
2010 - 2012

Coordinator of Confirmation & Youth Ministry

Church of Saint Stephen
  • Responsible for mandated Safe Environment Education:
    • Confirmation Program.
    • Youth Ministry Program.
    • Retreats and Mission Trip programs.
  • Designed and implemented:
    • Executive leadership board of staff, parents, volunteers and clergy.
    • Varied programming and presentations
      • Led and orientated several weekly events for 400+participants.
      • Developed curriculum, group activities and marketing.
      • Recruited for leadership program and inter-cultural service trips.
      • Instituted feedback and annual review mechanisms.
      • Administered medical aid and crisis intervention.
2009 - 2010

Director of Development

Kairos North America
  • Administered 100k annual budget.
  • Accomplished sales goals within 9 months of employment.
  • Designed and administered eCommerce throughout website.
  • Overhauled and distributed marketing material and promotions:
    • Trade shows
    • Information booths
    • Conferences
2007 - 2009

Youth Program Mission Leader

SPO and CCR Communities
  • Administered annual budgets for multiple project centers.
  • Helped choose curriculum and establish internal parish guidelines for OPCY policies and "Big 3" requirements.
    • Responsible for mandated Safe Environment Education:
      • Confirmation Program.
      • Youth Ministry Program.
      • Retreats and Mission Trip programs.

  • Recruited students at St. Olaf and University of St. Thomas.
    • Facilitated group training and leadership development exercises.
    • Scheduled and performed bi-weekly reviews with leaders.
  • Led and administrated annual conferences:
    • Developed and administered budgets.
    • Procured facilities and speakers.
    • Led staff planning meetings.

Misc. Skills

Microsoft Office, Various CRM (including Salesforce and Connectwise), Video editing- Final Cut Pro, Pinnacle, iMovie, Graphic Art/Vector design and publishing. Website design and basic IT and computer troubleshooting. Audio and video setup, presentation, and operation.