Patrick Marchese brings over 20 years of sales experience to the online social media space. Prior to Chatterfly, Patrick assisted in expanding into untapped markets with internationally branded automotive groups such as BMW, Mercedes Benz, GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota - UsedCars.com was acquired by ADP in 2010. Patrick was one of the top sales executives at Fortify Software where he led the growth of strategic accounts, including markets in the South Central region, specifically targeting the energy vertical including major energy companies such as Shell, Exxon Mobil, and BP. Prior to this role, Patrick found and sold his own advertising company which he developed for over 8 years, leading the sales team, identifying and creating some of the company’s top selling integrated co-op opportunities.
Prior to Patrick’s venturing into sales, he honorably served as Sergeant with top-secret clearance in the United States Air Force, where he fulfilled the role of Crew Chief for the the EC135 Looking Glass and RC135 Mission. Patrick attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha.