Pat Deutsch

Patrick Deutsch

Patrick Deutsch

CEO

Pat Deutsch has worked in the family business his whole career. From 1977 to 1992 Mr. Deutsch worked as an outside sales representative. In 1992 he became Vice President of the Company. In 1999 he became President when his father and founder of the Company (Feb. 1972), Jim Deutsch, passed away. During Mr. Deutsch’s tenure as President and now CEO Pace has tripled their revenues, built a new corporate headquarters, developed and sold their DIRECTV content business, purchased a major hardware and tool supply business and just recently signed a national hardware and content agreement with DISH®. Mr. Deutsch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota – Morris. His wife Teri is a retired Pharmacist from the Mayo Clinic, son Eric, a CPA, works for Pace with a Masters degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame, son Tim is the General Manager at Pace with an accounting and finance major from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota.