May 2019 BreakfastRSVP for May Breakfast Meeting
*** Please RSVP for this meeting before 5pm on May 9 ***
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members
Speaker: Patrick Goff, Wheat Ridge City Manager
Topic: City of Wheat Ridge Update
Meeting Sponsor: Cheryl Garcia, LegalShield
Member Business Spotlight: Lowrey Burnett, Fountainhead Commercial
and Sue Ball, Sue Ball Agency – State Farm Insurance
Patrick Goff, Wheat Ridge City Manager
Patrick Goff has served Wheat Ridge for a total of 14 years. He was appointed to the City Manager’s position in June of 2010, and previously served as the Deputy City Manager and Administrative Services. Other public sector positions Mr. Goff has held include Interim City Administrator and Assistant to the City Administrator/Human Resources Coordinator for the City of Sheridan, Colorado and Management Intern for the City of Westminster, Colorado.
In 2012 Mr. Goff received the Strategic Leadership and Governance Award from the International City/County Management Association recognizing innovative local government programs and processes. In 2014 he was selected as the City Manager of the Year by the Colorado City and County Management Association City Manager. The nomination cited his leadership skills, inspirational hands-on management style, and dedication and commitment to the employees and community he serves. Under his leadership the City has also received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Award for the last three years in a row.
Mr. Goff is an active member and past president of Metro City and County Management Association, CCCMA and ICMA and the Executive Director of Renewal Wheat Ridge, the city’s urban renewal agency. He served as past president of the Foothills Animal Shelter Board of Directors and is currently a member of the Wheat Ridge Optimist’s Club.
Mr. Goff received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver. He received Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and International Affairs from the University of Nebraska.