Pat Donovan

Managing Partner
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Pat joined RootED in February ’19 and is the Managing Partner. He leads the autonomous school investments and operations of RootED.

Prior to RootED Pat has served in a variety of executive leadership roles over the last 30 years. Most recently he was on the executive leadership team at Revolution Foods where he led the national school/community partnerships within existing and expansion markets across the United States. During his tenure at Revolution Foods Pat led operations, account management and business development. Prior to joining Revolution Foods he was a Vice President with Aon-Hewitt, the world’s largest human capital consulting firm, and Vice President at Vail Resorts, where he oversaw operations for guest services, finance, marketing, sales, retail, food and beverage, and human capital for the national club division.

Pat is actively involved in education advocacy in Colorado. He is on the board of Colorado Succeeds and Rocky Mountain Prep and was formerly on the Board of Catapult School Leadership. He was formerly a member of the Eagle County School District Board. He also on the Finance Committee of the GrowHaus.

Pat is a graduate of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado and also holds a graduate degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Colorado. He and his Wife have three children, Kaitlyn, Max and Sean all of whom have graduated from DPS schools (DCIS-Baker and East).