Jared and Leslie Patterson have been married since 2007. They met as students at Texas A&M University, where he served as Vice President of their class. They have three children, Reagan, Austin and McKinley and are members of First Baptist Church of Frisco.
From 2009 to 2013, Jared served concurrently on the City Council and Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors in Sachse, Texas. Jared fought to cut wasteful spending, implement zero-based budgeting and to increase transparency. He also instigated adding a prayer and the pledges of allegiance to open all city board meetings, pushed to have his city utilize E-Verify, ensuring that all of the city employees were in the country legally, and helped usher in the largest economic development growth in the city’s history. During his final year on Council, he served as Mayor Pro Tem and on the Executive Board of the regional North Central Texas Council of Governments.
As a dedicated conservative, Jared has been highly involved in the Republican Party and conservative movement. He served as a GOP Precinct Chair from 2010 to 2014 and was a delegate to the State Convention of the Republican Party of Texas.
Professionally, Jared is the Director of Energy Services for Rapid Power Management in Carrollton. He has served on the Board of Directors for professional associations, including a 2013 term as President of the North Texas Association of Energy Engineers. He currently serves as the Outreach Committee Chair for The Energy Professional’s Association of Texas where he organizes philanthropic events.
The Pattersons moved to Frisco in large part due to the excellent public schools. Since coming to Frisco, Jared has been active in supporting local candidates and was elected by his neighbors to serve on their HOA Board of Directors. Leslie also plugged in, serving as a Room Parent at Vaughn Elementary during their first year in operation. In 2017, Jared completed Frisco’s City Hall 101 course and was accepted to the Leadership Frisco program through the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.