Patrick M. Davis
Patrick Davis has been a successful entrepreneur and businessman for over 40 years. He began his career in Cable Television and telecommunications. From 1987 to 2003, Patrick was the Managing Partner of Cedar Communications, a TV cable company. Prior to 1987 Mr. Davis was employed by Greater Media as Regional Director of their Central Massachusetts cable systems and by North Star Communications in several capacities. Cedar Communications was sold in 2005 and Patrick “retired”. However, retirement didn’t last long.
Mr. Davis had served in a volunteer capacity with Edmonds Community College educational programs located at the Monroe Correctional Complex. There, he assisted inmates that were attending various educational programs offered by the College. In addition, he became involved with the adult literacy program at the prison. It was here that his interest in Adult, Post-Secondary Education developed. In 2008 an opportunity developed to acquire an accredited, Title IV, beauty college and Paroba came to be! Helping individuals find a path to happy, productive careers has become a source of great enjoyment for him.
Mr. Davis has his BA from Georgetown University in Economics and Business Administration. He has been married to Barbara Davis for over 40 years and has 2 adult children. He is a member of the Cable Pioneers and has served in the following capacities; Board Member, American Cable Association, President, Broadband Communications Association of Washington, Vice President, Alaska Cable Television Association. He is currently serving on the Board of the Northwest Career Colleges Federation.
Fun Fact: Patrick’s favorite hobby amongst many is cooking! He enjoys preparing many different types and flavors of cuisine from scratch.