Deputy Director of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement
Patrick Griffin serves as Deputy Director of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement. In this role, Patrick is responsible for staffing the Secretary of Commerce and other executives at key outreach events, drafting communications materials for Commerce leadership, and serves as a spokesperson for Commerce to the media and the public.
Before joining Rhode Island Commerce, Patrick has worked in several local communications and outreach roles, including Outreach Coordinator to then-Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and most recently as Business Development & Community Outreach Manager at Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.
Patrick graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2018 with degrees in Political Science and History.