INDIANAPOLIS — Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest international professional business fraternity, recently appointed Patrick J. O’Shaughnessy, Maine ‘05, as the Atlantic Metro Regional Director which takes effect immediately.
O’Shaughnessy, who succeeds Naneen Christopher, Seton Hall ’05 – Life, was initiated by the Omega Pi Chapter at the University of Maine in 2005, where he graduated with his B.S., in International Business and Marketing. A founding member of the Omega Pi Chapter, he served his chapter as vice president of administration and master of rituals during his undergraduate career. As an alumnus, Patrick has been an active volunteer with Alpha Kappa Psi as a chapter and colony advisor in the Atlantic Metro Region. Patrick is currently employed by PPG Industries, the largest paint & coatings company worldwide, as a Business Development Manager and Regional Field Sales Trainer.
In a statement, O’Shaughnessy expressed his sentiments about volunteering in this new capacity, “I’m really excited about taking on the responsibility of regional director of the Atlantic Metro Region. My goals for the region are improving chapter health, increase brotherhood, working with the chapters to ensure they’re successful and exceeding their potential.”
The regional director is a volunteer position that is charged with the specific responsibility of ensuring a quality student experience through effective chapter operations. Working in conjunction with appointed section directors, the regional director is the first line supervisor of chapters, chapter officers and chapter advisors in a specific geographical area.