Patrick is the Vice President of Business Development for HR Shield. Patrick handles the growth planning and budgeting for the team at HR Shield. Patrick specializes in business development and sales training for the staff of HR Shield with the mission first of “seeking to understand.”

HR Shield, an immediate on-demand HR support service where licensed HR professionals provide experienced based solutions to small and mid size companies.

Patrick began his career in financial services as an account executive for First Franklin Financial, a Merrill Lynch Company. At this top 5 wholesale mortgage lender, Patrick excelled, becoming one of the youngest AE’s to earn the Franklin Club award. The Franklin Club honor is presented to the top 10% of representatives in a field of 600. Later, Patrick took a role as an account executive coach at People’s Choice Home Loans. As a coach, he used his leadership abilities to recruit, train, and develop new account executives; many later surpassed veteran reps to become top producers in the country.

One of the most important value and guiding principles of HR Shield is Community. Patrick is on the Board of the Children’s Cancer Center a Tampa based non-profit providing emotional, financial and education support to children battling cancer and chronic blood disorders. He is also on the Board of HR Tampa, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), an association for human resource professionals in Tampa Bay. He also serves as President for his local alumni chapter for UNC Chapel Hill and is a mentor for first generation college students at the University of South Florida business school.
The activity that brings him the most joy is the time spent volunteering at the Children’s Cancer Center interacting with the children on Thursday nights in an atmosphere where they can have fun and be kids!

Patrick Moraites earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both economics and dramatic arts from UNC Chapel Hill, where he also was a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity and Leadership Development Committee.