G. Patrick O'Dowd  
G. Patrick O&#39Dowd


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G. Patrick O’Dowd was elected to a 4-year term on the board in 2014.

Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Patrick earned a bachelor’s degree in Construction from Louisiana State University, and has an extensive background in business and finance, real estate development, and media. After moving to the Coachella Valley in 1996, he worked locally in real estate development and sales, as well as senior management positions with several operating enterprises including publishing, fitness, and faith-based institutions.

Patrick has also served on numerous boards including the Indio Water Authority and the Indio Planning Commission. He leverages his depth of experience to provide strategic advisory services to a broad client base, and is a licensed California real estate agent.

Patrick and his wife Kathy O'Dowd, an 8th grade teacher at Palm Desert Charter Middle School, are residents of Rancho Mirage, and have 2 college-aged children.  

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