Patrick Wheat joined America Rising in 2019 and currently serves as the Research Director on State Team. Patrick previously worked as a Research Analyst for the National Republican Senate Committee during the 2018 Election Cycle, focusing on the Florida Senate Election.
Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Patrick graduated from the University of Georgia, where he studied International Affairs. Patrick has served in a variety of roles in politics, including time spent working at the Department of State and the Department of Commerce as a policy analyst. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys reading fiction, supporting the Dawgs, and rowing.