Patrick Schmadeke

PROJECT Associate

Patrick works with The Numad Group’s founding principals and various clients to investigate, plan and implement successful fundraising and communication programs. With a background in business management and theology—and a deep interest in advancing people and organizations—Patrick brings some of the most recent research and technological tools to the philanthropic and communication counsel the firm provides. 

His recent work has included major gift and foundation prospect research, grant writing, database management, and social media and communication planning.

Patrick is a graduate of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, an undergraduate alma mater he shares with Matt Ehlman and Ted Stephens III, principals of the firm. He is currently based in Rockford, Illinois. 

In his spare time, Patrick enjoys a number of hobbies, including reading and spending time with friends and family. Additionally, Patrick serves on the Ambrose Annual Fund National Council for St. Ambrose University.





Rapid City, SD


Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Theology, St. Ambrose University