Patrick Riley serves as the Wedding Sales Manager for Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. A graduate of Central Michigan University, he joined MSU as a Banquet Manager for Kellogg Center in September 2006. Patrick then transitioned to the role of General Manager for the award-winning State Room Restaurant located inside the hotel. He has worked at several hotel and restaurant operations across Michigan, Texas, Minnesota, and California.
Prior to joining MSU, Patrick directed food and beverage operations for the Ypsilanti Marriott in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and the Chelsea Comfort Inn and Conference Center in Chelsea, Michigan. Additionally, he previously served as general manager for the Ground Round Restaurant in Jackson, Michigan.
At the Ypsilanti Marriott and Chelsea Comfort Inn, Patrick managed hundreds of weddings, working closely with couples, families, and wedding vendors to create the perfect day. Additionally, with two daughters of his own, he has served as the father of the bride and experienced events from the family's point of view.