Patrick has been an economics professor at Webster University for 10 years.

Patrick has run Sportsimpacts.net since 2000.

He has conducted over 60 economic impact and/or market research studies.

Patrick has been quoted numerous times in Forbes.com, the St Louis Post Dispatch, and has appeared in several other publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Times, Newsday, and other newspapers and magazines across the country.

Patrick has also appeared on CNBC as well as numerous St Louis network affiliates, and he has hosted his own sports talk radio show both on LA Talk Radio and 590 The Fan KFNS in St Louis as well as written sports business articles for the St Louis Sports Magazine.