We arePatterson

Our Purpose
We Are Patterson.
We Strengthen the People
Who Keep Us and Our
Animals Healthy.

Our footprint

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Our history

We’ve been in business since 1877 – that’s more than 140 years of bringing forward bold solutions to our customers. Follow our journey through time, from Milwaukee storefront to publicly traded with an international footprint.

Our values

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Our community

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Each year, Patterson supports nonprofit organizations by providing resources – both financial support and employee time and talents – to organizations that increase access to oral health and enhance the quality of life for humans and animals in our local communities.

Patterson employees receive Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to volunteer with local nonprofit organizations. And, the Patterson Foundation encourages and supports the passions of its employees outside of work through its Dollars for Doers program by donating $100 per employee to the organization where they volunteered.

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Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation was founded by Patterson employees in 2000 and has donated millions of dollars to oral and animal health nonprofit organizations. The Patterson Foundation awards post-secondary scholarships to Patterson employees’ dependents and makes quarterly grants to organizations in the oral and animal health field, with a preference to organizations that our employees volunteer and value in their communities.

$13.5 million given since inception

1,326 scholarships awarded

185 nonprofits supported

2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

Learn more about how we’re improving our business.

Code of Conduct

Learn more about our ethics.

Our executive leadership team

Our board of directors


John D. Buck, Chairman of the Board,
Chief Executive Officer,
Whitefish Ventures, LLC


Don Zurbay, President and
Chief Executive Officer,
Patterson Companies, Inc.


Meenu Agarwal, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Equifax Workforce Solutions.


Alex N. Blanco, Former Executive Vice President
and Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Ecolab, Inc.


Jody H. Feragen, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (retired), Hormel Foods Corporation


Robert C. Frenzel, President and
Chief Executive Officer,
Xcel Energy


Philip G.J. McKoy, Enterprise Lead, Services and Integration, Optum, the health technology and services business of UnitedHealth Group


Ellen A. Rudnick, Senior Advisor on Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Neil A. Schrimsher, President and
Chief Executive Officer,
Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.


Pamela Tomczik, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Development of Target Corporation