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Deputy Secretary - Patrick Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie is the Deputy Secretary of Business Operations for the Department of Management Services. Patrick leads the divisions of Real Estate Development and Management, Specialized Services, State Purchasing, and Telecommunications. As Deputy Secretary, Patrick is charged with managing the high-quality business operations that our customers deserve while also decreasing operating costs so that taxpayer dollars are focused where they are most needed.

Prior to his current role, Patrick served DMS as the Senior Director for Special Projects, where he managed the Office of Project Management and Strategic Planning. As senior director, he was responsible for several high-profile projects, including the Capitol Complex Improvement Project, a project to improve the Florida Capitol’s safety and overhaul its architectural design. He also led efforts to memorialize former students of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.

Patrick has more than 15 years of experience in communications and policy. His previous experience includes the Department of Environmental Protection, public relations and advocacy work, and award-winning journalism.