Patrick Dodge, Operations Analyst in the Analytics Practice Area, assists with the development of the firm’s philanthropic analytics product offerings, helping GG+A clients maximize donor and prospect data.
Patrick applied data science techniques and analysis during a number of internships to advance conservation and quality-of-life initiatives. His projects include constructing GIS maps to maximize project management efficiency and external program participation for The Conservation Foundation of Naperville, Illinois; and analyzing clean energy legislation and advancing advocacy efforts through engagement software, social media, and website management for the Illinois Solar Energy Association. He also analyzed data regarding Great Lakes Restoration Initiative programs for the National Parks Conservation Association in Chicago.
Earlier in his career, he gained operations experience in management roles with LA Fitness where he analyzed and resolved maintenance and operations issues for all Illinois fitness centers and managed budget requirements for 35 clubs. As a Regional Operations Manager and in other roles with Charter One Bank, Patrick performed risk assessments for 29 branches and coached colleagues to create sound operating environments in compliance with statewide objectives.
Patrick holds a Master of Science in Data Science from Lewis University and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science, Contemporary Global Studies, and Philosophy from Lewis University.