Patrick Farrell, Founder and President
Patrick J. Farrell is the founder and president of Savage Grant, a holding company investing in Appalachia through the energy, infrastructure, and technology industries since 2013.
As part of this strategy, Mr. Farrell co-founded Mountain Point, a cloud technology consulting firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and CentralApp Technologies, an insourcing software development company with workers located throughout central Appalachia. Mr. Farrell also acquired and serves as the president of Service Pump and Supply, an industrial products and services company working to provide access to clean water, deal responsibly with wastewater, and manage stormwater for mining, industrial, and municipal customers.
Mr. Farrell is an active member of his community focusing on entrepreneurship and education challenges. He serves as a board member of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce and as a director for Energy Services of America (NASDAQ: ESOA). He is a co-founder of Appalachian Connection, a non-profit supporting future leaders by helping ease the financial burdens of higher education. Mr. Farrell has also been a member of the Marshall University Board of Governors since 2017 and has served as Chairman of the Board since 2020.
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.
Mr. Farrell is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He lives in Huntington, West Virginia, with his wife and sons.
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