Patrick Sarsfield is an Account Representative in Tampa, FL.
Patrick Sarsfield’s life and career have been a fascinating journey, marked by dedication, service, and a deep commitment to his work at Infra-Metals. With over 25 years of experience, Patrick has made an indelible mark to the success and growth of the company.
Patrick’s journey began in April 1998 when he joined the Infra-Metals team in a sales role. His employment history reflects his unwavering dedication, a trait perhaps rooted in being the youngest of eight siblings. Before stepping into the world of sales, he embarked on a different path, serving in the Marine Corps for seven years from 1990 to 1997. In the Marine Corps, Patrick served in notable military operations, including Desert Storm and Somalia, where he held the role of Platoon Sergeant with a focus on radio communications. The experiences in these critical operations not only honed his leadership skills but also instilled a deep sense of discipline and adaptability, qualities that would serve him well in his future endeavors.
Upon leaving the military, Patrick’s transition to the civilian workforce was not without challenges. After working as a delivery driver for a beer distribution company, he decided to seek better opportunities and turned to a temp agency for guidance. Recognizing his potential, the agency suggested he would excel in sales. It was at this point that his journey at Infra-Metals began.
Today, Patrick serves as an Account Representative and Product Manager at Infra-Metals Tampa. His role involves assisting with the purchasing of beams and plates, and he plays a vital role in supporting the sales manager and general manager. His responsibilities include reviewing current inventory levels, catering to his customer base and serving as a backup to some of the sales manager’s duties when absent. Patrick enjoys the daily challenges and the opportunity to mentor new team members, believing that his Marine Corps background, which emphasized helping others succeed, greatly benefits him in this role.
“The Marine Corps always trained you to help somebody do your job.”
He also relishes the thrill of landing large quotes, and building strong relationships with customers and coworkers. The synergy between team members is crucial at Infra-Metals, and Patrick understands the importance of passing the torch when the time comes.
“I enjoy playing the game!”
He sees his future at the company as a way to maintain Infra-Metals’ competitiveness and continue the strong legacy. Over the years, Patrick has witnessed significant changes within the company, primarily in terms of communication and technology. The company’s locations have become more interconnected, allowing for more effective cross-selling and better coordination. Technological advancements have streamlined operations, making material handling more efficient and eliminating manual processes.
Patrick Sarsfield’s journey through Infra-Metals is one of service, dedication, and adaptability. His military background has undoubtedly influenced his approach to work and his desire to pass on his knowledge and experience. As he looks to the future, Patrick is committed to keeping Infra-Metals competitive and thriving, ensuring the torch of success continues to burn bright.
Outside of work, Patrick has diverse hobbies that reflect his interests and personality. He is an avid coin collector and enjoys spending time at the firing range, displaying his love for firearms.
“It’s nice to be important, but more important to be nice” – John Templeton