More About Patrick Smith

In his role as vice president of information technology, Patrick designs, develops, and manages KSL Resorts’ technological infrastructure and processes, applying his significant expertise to achieve key corporate goals.
A savvy technophile and longtime KSL Resorts associate, Patrick previously worked for KSL Resorts and Outrigger Hospitality Group as an information technology consultant, assisting in day-to-day operations and providing leadership through multiple acquisitions. His affiliation with the company dates back to 1993, when he was hired as an IT consultant for KSL Recreation Corporation, working with the newly acquired La Quinta Resort and PGA West properties.
With an extensive technology background as well as considerable business experience, Patrick has a successful record of aligning business goals with technology solutions to maximize return on technology investment. With over a decade of hospitality industry experience, he also excelled in the drinking water services industry for 17 years, working as director of information technology for Underground Solutions, global infrastructure manager for Culligan International, and network manager for United States Filter Corporation.

An engaging team player with a winning smile, Patrick enjoys helping coworkers as well as learning from them.
When he’s not busy devising technological solutions, Patrick spends time volunteering at his children’s schools. An avid grill master, he also enjoys traveling with family, participating in triathlons, and taking on home improvement projects.

Patrick’s personal motto: “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” – Oscar Wilde