Patrick W. McParlane
President & Chief Operating Officer
Patrick is the President and COO of Danforth, leading all sales and operations facets of the organization. His focus is on operationalizing corporate strategy to position the company to achieve financial forecasts and business objectives. Pat works in collaboration with the rest of the executive leadership team to establish strategies, plans and policies to maximize the company’s success and achieve target results across all of our operational regions. He explores, identifies and analyzes opportunities for new business ventures and partnerships for all markets. Patrick also assesses long range planning, growth strategies and staffing requirements to meet our business commitments and is always focused on providing value to our customers and community through innovative solutions.
Patrick joined Danforth in 2010 as Vice President of our Client Solutions Division. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014. He subsequently was promoted to Executive Vice President, and now serves as Danforth’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Patrick brings over 30 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Danforth he served as District General Manager of a Fortune 100 international building technology firm and was responsible for the profitability of five business divisions in the Northeast United States. Patrick started his career with a large local mechanical contractor and worked in many capacities ranging from Drafting, Virtual Design Construction (VDC), and Estimating to Project Management and Sales Engineering.
Patrick’s market experience includes Municipalities, Higher Education, K-12 Schools, Healthcare, Industrial and Commercial facilities. Each one of these markets has its unique challenges and Patrick has the business knowledge and leadership skill to guide our customers through their challenges with proven solutions.
Patrick is a native of Western NY and is an active participant in the business and charitable community. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the State University of New York College at Buffalo in Industrial Technology and Associates in Applied Science from the State University of New York College at Alfred in Mechanical Engineering Technology with a concentration in HVAC.