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Board of Directors, Marshall University; Founder and President, Savage Grant; President, Service Pump and Supply
Patrick Farrell is the founder and president of Savage Grant, a company investing in Appalachia through the energy, infrastructure, and technology industries. As part of this strategy, Mr. Farrell co-founded Mountain Point, a cloud technology consulting fi rm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and CentralApp, an insourcing software development company with workers located throughout Central Appalachia. Mr. Farrell also owns and serves as the president of Service Pump and Supply, an industrial products and services company working within the mining, municipal, and oil and gas industries.
As an active member of the community focusing on bringing new economic opportunities to the Appalachian region, he is the founder and president of West Virginia Veterans Inc., co-founder of Appalachian Connection, and also volunteers as a mentor for the Robert C. Byrd Institute’s Ten50 Accelerator program.
Mr. Farrell serves as a board member for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, St. Joseph Catholic School, and the privately-held Portable Solutions Group. He was also appointed to serve as a member of the Marshall University Board of Governors.
Prior to his role in the private sector, Mr. Farrell served in the U.S. Air Force as an F- 15E Strike Eagle weapon systems operator. He is a decorated combat veteran and was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.