Meet the Team

Patrick O’Connor
Industry Specialist - Aerospace

Patrick has over 34 years of experience in the Aerospace industry that he brings to Graham Partners’ portfolio companies. Currently, Patrick serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, Desser.

Patrick currently holds similar advisory positions with StarEnvirotech Inc. and Novaria Holdings LLC. Patrick has a range of experience with aerospace OEM component and system manufacturers and aftermarket product suppliers, including senior positions in general management and sales and marketing at Wencor Group, Permaswage, Cobham plc, Honeywell Aerospace, and AlliedSignal Aerospace.

Patrick earned his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and his Master’s in Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Patrick has served as a board member for Sargent Fletcher Inc., Flight Refueling Ltd., Aerial Refueling Systems Advisory Group, and the executive council of the Phoenix Thunderbirds.