Patrick Aitcheson is the Chief of Staff at SAGE. Previously, he worked for the Diverse Elders Coalition, of which SAGE is a founding member, for two years. Prior to that, Aitcheson worked on the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) HIV/AIDS hotline as a counselor, peer supervisor, and trainer.
There he counseled people dealing with the health, economic, and social isolation issues related both to getting older and long-term HIV infection and HIV medication usage. Previously, he designed, developed, and managed a full-service family daycare program for Union Settlement Association and supervised a five-classroom daycare center. His business experience includes being a plant manager and plant controller for Formica Corporation and a financial analyst at a Boston investment firm. Aitcheson earned his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard Business School.