Profile : Pat Fallon
Recently pegged as a “bright star in our State Party,” by the Republican Party of Texas, Patrick Fallon is no stranger to hard work and conservative principles.
Pat attended the University of Massachusetts. While there, he was in the Student Senate, on the Dean’s list and was ranked in the top 3% of his class.
He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Government and International Relations. While attending Notre Dame on an academic scholarship, he played football under famed coach Lou Holtz and was a member 1988 national championship team.
Pat was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force in served for four years. While there, he was cited on numerous occasions by superiors and flag officers for superior performance and outstanding achievement. In his short tenure Pat was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal.
After leaving the Air Force he embarked on an entrepreneurial journey, founding the first of several companies. Despite having virtually no start up capital his business thrived and through many entrepreneurial ventures and acquisitions, he’s now the President and CEO of Virtus Apparel, which has a dozen locations across the country and employs over one hundred Americans. Pat was also the business manager for Rudy Ruettiger, whose life was the subject of the Tri Star motion picture movie, RUDY.
In 2009, despite having three opponents, Patrick Fallon avoided a runoff and was elected to an At Large seat on the Frisco City Council with 57% of the vote.
He's involved with numerous civic and political organizations in his community and is a recognized and appreciated conservative leader in North Texas. He's a sought after speaker and very active in GOP causes and campaigns.
Patrick has called north Texas home for over 20 years and is happily married to his wife of seven years, Susan. They have two sons, Thomas (4) & Mac (2), and live in Frisco, TX.
Said RPT Chairman Steve Munisteri about Pat Fallon - "Pat is an inspiring young star in our Texas Republican Party, and it has been a pleasure working with him to bring excitement and new support to the RPT, especially in the North Texas region. Back in July, Pat opened up his home to host a large fundraiser for the State Party and it was at this event that he pledged to join the Chairman's Circle by raising $25,000 for the RPT. With months to spare, he not only met the goal but exceeded it with a total of $28,625 raised for our party. We are grateful for his support and I am honored to present him with this award in recognition of his hard work and leadership."