Pat joined C. R. Bard, Inc. as Vice President, Information Technology Solutions in May, 2010. He came to Bard from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, which he joined in 1991 and where he became a Partner in 2003. While there, he led the evaluation and development of Information Technology for clients in the healthcare industry, with a strong focus on process, governance, risk management, and compliance monitoring. He also served as the National Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Sector Leader for the System and Process Assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to joining Bard, Pat worked closely with the organization in an advisory capacity on critical IT projects. Pat graduated Summa Cum Laude from Villanova University in Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant.