Patrick White grew up in Stockbridge, where he attended the Plain School, Searles, and then Monument Mountain. He was Captain of both the cross-country and tennis teams, though the only trophies he ever earned were for participation. He graduated from Boston College and stayed in Boston for over 20 years. Patrick worked as a lawn mower, dishwasher, waiter, typesetter, and economist before founding several venture-funded start-ups. He moved back to Stockbridge full-time in 2014 and now provides direct marketing and creative services for print and digital platforms via Kickshout Communications. His favorite trail is Lower Bowker’s Woods.