Patrick O’Keefe is Senior Vice President for CH2M, a global engineering firm based in Denver. He serves as a key account lead in the Client Solutions and Sales Group. His previous experience includes a number of organizational leadership roles, including Regional Manager for CH2M’s businesses in the United States and Canada. He also led the creation of CH2M’s Corporate Affairs group, serving as the firm’s lead executive for all government affairs, media, community relations, corporate communications, branding and enterprise marketing functions. Prior to CH2M, he worked in Washington, D.C. for the Tennessee Valley Authority, a federally-owned utility, and on Capitol Hill as a senior staffer for a member of the Colorado delegation. He presently serves on the CH2M Foundation Board. His other community work includes various boards at Colorado State University, his alma mater. Patrick has a master’s degree in environmental science from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Colorado State University. He and his wife, a fellow CSU Ram, have three children. He enjoys running, guitar, golf and playing ice hockey in his free time.