James Patrick

James Patrick Photography, LLC

Photography found James in his late teens working as a student journalist in high school. He was required to double as a photographer on an assignment and has been unable to put down the camera since. While attending the University of Arizona, James worked as a photo editor for a magazine and weekly newspaper, as well as regularly picking up gigs as a freelance writer and photographer. All of these experiences led to a lifelong love affair with the camera. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, James worked for 7 years for Stantec Consulting Services Inc., as a marketing coordinator and regional staff photographer. In 2011, he founded James Patrick Photography, LLC, a collaborative team of passionate professionals that provides both editorial and commercial photography services to a variety of clients.

James served as the President of Ad2 Tucson from 2010 to 2011 and was active in growing the organization of young professionals in the local market. As president, James was an evangelist working with a robust board of directors to spearhead monthly events, membership growth and retention activities, communication projects and the annual public service campaign.

Toastmasters International awarded James with their Advanced Communicator Gold certification in 2016. He also received the Up & Comer Award from Inside Tucson Business in 2008, the Marketing Professional of the Year Award from the Southern Arizona Architects and Engineers Marketing Association in 2011 and numerous ADDY Awards in the categories of color and black and white photography from the American Advertising Federation of Tucson. James has served on numerous boards including the American Society of Media Professionals of Tucson, The Southern Arizona Architects and the Engineers Marketing Association. He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Advertising Federation of Tucson.