Patrick Talano is Vice President and General Manager for Specialty Films at ITW. He has worked at ITW over the past 17 years and has held roles of increasing responsibility in marketing and sales. Prior to ITW, he worked for Johnson Controls and Molex in a manufacturing, design, and development capacity. Patrick holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
Patrick resides in Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood, where he lives with his wife Deena, daughter Isabella (17), and son Vincenzo (10). He is a volunteer hockey coach for his son’s team. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering, cooking, travel, the arts, and sports and fitness (running, biking, hockey, and softball). He joined the Urban Gateways Board of Directors in 2019.