Senior Vice President
Pat Collins, Senior Vice President, brings over 30 years of experience working for and with non-profit organizations. Early in his career, he served as a counselor and administrator for a community-based organization serving at-risk urban youth and then as an independent school educator and department chair.
For the past 25 years, Pat has served as a senior-level director and as fundraising counsel to a wide variety of New Jersey non-profits, including hospitals, educational institutions, religious and community-based organizations. Pat has in-depth experience in all aspects of institutional advancement, including program development, campaign management, major-gift fundraising, operational performance assessment, strategic planning, and board development. He has participated in capital campaigns with goals ranging from $8 million to $350 million.
With his extensive background in development, Pat will be involved in executive searches for C-Suite executives responsible for leading an organization’s fundraising and external relations operations. In addition to his role at DCM Associates, Pat works for the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN.
Patrick is a graduate of Delbarton School in Morristown, NJ, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in Theology from Boston College. He’s currently pursuing a second graduate degree in Non-Profit Management at the University of Notre Dame.
Patrick and his wife Jane are both long-time residents of Westfield. They have two adult sons, David and William.