Patrick
Ketchum

Manager, Regional Operations

Los Angeles, CA

Most rewarding thing about working here.

Being able to create opportunities for Veterans to serve in their communities and feel a sense of purpose that they lost when they transitioned out of the military.

Job prior to The Mission Continues

Platoon Leader for Los Angeles 2nd Platoon. Prior to that, I served in the Army for 13 years. I have also worked for several Internet startups, I worked as a deckhand on a fish-processing barge in Alaska, and I was a research/teaching assistant.

What is a hidden gem in your hometown?

The walking tours of the city offered by the Los Angeles Conservancy.

If you dined w/anyone, who would it be?

My late father, who passed away my senior year in high school.

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

Black Narcissus, Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Which is a song(s) that describes you?

Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

Which book is on your nightstand?

Grateful American by Gary Sinise

What was your first concert?

Oingo Boingo in Los Angeles

What is your hometown?

Modesto, California

What is one item on your bucket list?

To visit Fiji and stay on one of the overwater bungalows.