Patrick Claes

Digital Strategist

Patrick is a Digital Strategist at NextAfter. He has a passion for working with nonprofits and using his expertise in digital marketing from the for-profit sector to help them achieve their goals.

Before joining NextAfter, Patrick spent 7 years working at marketing agencies focusing on public relations, corporate communications, public affairs, digital advertising, and eCommerce. Throughout his career, he worked with over 30 clients in aerospace, automotive, consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, government, healthcare, quick-service restaurants, and retail.

Patrick earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications specializing in Advertising from Columbia College in Chicago. When he isn’t working, he enjoys exploring for his next photograph or experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen.