Employee Spotlight: Jarod Patton, Director, Phoenix Operations

January 1, 2023
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We’re excited to introduce you to our Director of Phoenix Operations, Jarod Patton. The data center industry is a constantly evolving and expanding field, and being able to navigate through its challenges requires determination, dedication, and drive. He has seen firsthand the importance of these qualities in building a successful career in this industry.

Having spent 14 and a half years in the data center industry himself, he understands the significance of starting from scratch and working your way up. Beginning as a level one technician, he faced numerous obstacles and learned valuable lessons along the way. It was through hard work and persistence that he eventually advanced to the position of Site Director. Aligned Data Centers recently won the prestigious Site of the Year award. This achievement not only serves as a great source of pride for him personally but also as an affirmation for his team’s efforts. It demonstrates that their hard work has not gone unnoticed by their peers and senior leadership. This recognition not only boosts morale but also reinforces our commitment to providing exceptional services in an industry that demands excellence. Aligned Data Centers’ rapid expansion within the market can be attributed to our investment in people and nurturing a positive company culture. We recognize that hiring individuals with determination, dedication, and drive is crucial to maintaining our high standards of service delivery. These qualities ensure that our team members remain motivated even when facing challenges unique to data centers.

On weekends, he prioritizes spending quality time with his family. Coaching his son’s baseball team and engaging in outdoor activities like target shooting with his oldest son allows them to bond and create cherished memories together. These experiences fuel his drive to succeed not just for himself but also for the well-being and stability of his family. In conclusion, the data center industry offers an ever-expanding career path for individuals driven by determination, dedication, and drive. Aligned’s success is attributed to investing in quality people and cultivating a positive work culture. Ultimately, it is through these qualities that individuals can navigate challenges and achieve personal as well as professional growth in this dynamic industry.

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