Patrick Jansen is the father of Jacob Jansen and has personally experienced the horrors associated with having a child addicted to heroin. He is happily married to wife Karen, a parent to two children, and acknowledges close ties to both sides of his extended families. Patrick has 2 brothers and was raised in a family setting with a father who was professionally employed in the field of law enforcement. He is a practicing Professional Engineering in the state with undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering along with a Master of Business Administration. Throughout his 38 year career he has managed people of all ages in roles including Product Line Manager, Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, and System Automation Manager. By far the greatest personal challenge in his life is working through the process of addiction recovery with a child.