Patrick Flesner joined the Herald-Whig in December 2017 as Advertising Assistant in the Retail Advertising Department. Patrick provides assistance to sales executives at the direction of the Advertising Director. He enhances services to advertisers, department employees and other related departments. Patrick earned a bachelor of science degree from Western Illinois University. His previous experience in customer service and management helped him discover his talent for communication, attention to detail and leadership. Patrick was most recently a substitute teacher for Adams County schools. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys spending time with friends and family. He and his wife, Jade, take road trip vacations often. He likes watching sports, especially the NFL, and is a huge Indianapolis Colts fan.