Patrick Skaggs

Patrick became Director of Facilities of the Woodruff Arts Center in June 2017. In this role, Patrick oversees a wide variety of functions including building services, maintenance, engineering, safety, and security for the organization.


Patrick has worked in venue management for over 20 years – in a variety of venue types (theatres, amphitheaters, stadiums, arenas, and convention centers).  Most recently, he was Assistant General Manager/Sr. Director of Campus Operations for the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.


Patrick has served on the Board of Directors and a variety of committees for the International Association of Venue Managers.  He is also an adjunct professor at Georgia State University, teaching Venue Management.


Patrick earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Sport Administration from Florida State University.  Prior to attending FSU, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force.   He lives in Peachtree City, Georgia with his wife Amy and their 3 children.