Patrick D. Burke, '84 (Vice Chair)

Waverly Partners Inc.

Wayne, Pennsylvania

In 1995 Burke co-founded Waverly Partners, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring, improving and operating specialty manufacturing businesses. Waverly’s holdings have served the electronics, aerospace, medical, fuel cell, petro chemical and numerous other industries. 

Prior to founding Waverly Burke held leadership positions in manufacturing and served as a manager for Andersen Consulting in their information systems and manufacturing productivity practice areas. 

In addition to serving on boards of Waverly’s investments, Burke serves as an advisor for startup ventures and on not-for-profit boards in the Philadelphia region focused on education and the arts. 

Burke is a graduate of Stonehill’s three-two engineering program with the University of Notre Dame receiving a BA degree from Stonehill in 1984 and a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering from Notre Dame in 1985. 

Burke was elected a Stonehill Trustee in 2010. He resides with his wife Patricia and three daughters in Wayne, PA and spends summers in Woods Hole, MA.