Patrick Collins is proud to serve on the board of directors of the National Spine Health Foundation. Through his personal experiences undergoing two neck surgeries, he is committed to improving the quality of life for those suffering and advocating for advancements in patient care. He understands how debilitating spine injuries can be and the overall perception of spine surgery. He helps drive research, education, and advocacy for the organization through spearheading marketing and fundraising strategies.
Patrick brings comprehensive technology and marketing expertise to his role on the board, leading a dynamic team of over 300 professionals as a partner and Chief Strategy Officer with Atlantic Coast Mortgage since 2011. He built on his initial foundation of success and took on various roles, including executive vice president, chief operating officer, chief strategy officer, and partnership in the firm.
Because of his leadership and exceptional operational acumen, Patrick drove loan volume in the first year to over $1B and positioned Atlantic Coast Mortgage as the preferred market leader. He oversaw business practices and built a strong team of professionals. As his responsibilities grew, so did his vision of the future, along with a highly reputable marketing practice.
Patrick began his professional career in the mortgage industry by chance. While working as an intern with a mortgage company before beginning law school, Patrick fell in love with the business and discovered his passion for the industry. He put law school on hold and dove into his new career, learning every aspect of the mortgage business and building a solid vision for serving others.
He worked his way up through the business, becoming a loan officer and vice president. In that role, he became a top producing professional, generating more than $1B in loans. Additionally, he mastered his marketing strategies and successfully implemented plans which grew the business exponentially. He gained invaluable experience with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, and VA loan processes to meet the most complex demands of clients.
Patrick received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. In his free time, Patrick is a loving husband and devoted father of three children. He focuses on quality time spent with his family.