Patrick Rooney graduated from Pensacola Junior College with an Associate in Arts degree in business in 1974. He was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, where he chaired the tutoring subcommittee and the mathematics subcommittee. He continued his education and graduated from the University of West Florida with his B.A. and certificate in Multinational Management Program from Georgia Institute of Technology-Southern Center for International Studies. He is a certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant. He was the co-founder/CEO of Bionymity, Inc. from February 2011 to December 2014. He worked as CFO/COO of Brand Assest Digital, LLC from July 2007 to September 2009. He is currently the business coach/director of entrepreneurial development at FloridaWest EDA. He is a lead principal consultant at Coastal CxO Services, Inc. He lives in Gulf Breeze with his wife, Michelle. He is a Lifetime Charter Member of the PSC Alumni Association. He has been a PSC Alumni Association Board of Directors member since 2020.