Western Virginia Event Ops
Patrick Estes joined RMC Events in August 2016 as the Director of Event Operations for the Charlottesville Office. In 2018, Patrick was promoted to Regional Director and now oversees all events in the western region of Virginia, to include Charlottesville, Harrisonburg and many other areas. Patrick supervises 6 full- time staff, 80 plus supervisors and over 500 part-time event staff.
Patrick attended the University of Virginia, where he played football and graduated in 2005. Patrick’s football career continued when he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2005. In 2009, Patrick transitioned into law enforcement and proudly served the Santa Clara Police Department for 7 years, where he worked the following assignments: patrol officer, field training officer, SWAT team sniper and undercover narcotics detective. His final assignment at the police department was with the Homeland Security and Special Events Unit. In this unit, Patrick helped plan, staff and supervise a wide variety of events to include 49er football games and large scale events at Levi’s Stadium. Patrick and his team partnered with many state, local and federal agencies to coordinate and plan the security for Super Bowl 50, which was held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. In 2013, Patrick worked for the Oakland Raiders, on their security team.
Patrick has received training in Special Event Planning, FEMA’s Incident Command System, Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Awareness, Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment, Active Shooter, First Aid and CPR/AED.
With a background in law enforcement, special events, NFL Security, collegiate and professional sports, Patrick brings experience and leadership skills as well as the understanding of the hard work and team approach needed to plan and execute a successful event.
“I truly enjoy going to work each day and taking on the various challenges that arise. I am motivated by the teamwork of our staff and the pride that they take in doing a great job. Each and every one of our successes at RMC Events can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of our wonderful staff.”
Patrick resides in Crozet, VA with his wife and three children.