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Pat Williams
Pat Williams” is the senior vice president of the “NBA’s” “Orlando Magic“. Pat is also a motivational speaker and the author of multiple books. Last, but most certainly not least Pat is the father of 19 children and 14 grandchildren.

Pat grew up as a “sports” nut, having seen his first “Major League Baseball” game at age 7. Falling in love with the experience, Pat dedicated his life to anything and everything sports related.  After graduating from Wake Forest University he quickly went to Miami to play “Minor League Baseball“. However, it was not until he was approached by the 76ers to work in management that his career in sports truly took off.

From that moment on, Pat has been an integral part of “NBAhistory. Pat has been in the “NBA” as general manager for teams in Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia and now the “Orlando Magic“. Join us in this interview and hear about Pat’s journey from “baseball” to “basketball” and beyond.

Today Pat continues to be a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and leader in the Orlando Magic’s Organization. Pat’s most recent book, “The Mission is Remission” is already a bestseller. Pat writes about Melanoma and his experience fighting cancer as a tribute and inspiration for others to do the same.

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Motivational Quote

“The key to life is to figure out where your greatest talent intersects with your greatest passion and when you make that discovery you will have discovered your sweet spot. When you find your sweet spot in life you are on your way”

Pat Williams First Job

Had a paper route from age 12

When Did It Click

When he graduated and was able to work with the “Philadelphia Phillies.

Healthy Daily Habit

Always get a good workout every day

Baseball “Walk Up Song”

What a Wonderful World” by “Louis Armstrong

Favorite Sports Movie(s)

A League of Their Own

Book Recommendation(s)

Veeck–As In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck” by “Bill Veeck

Who Would You Invite To Be A Guest

Ernie Accorsi

Foundation or Charity Pat Williams Supports

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Pat Williams Exclusive Access “Behind-The-Scenes” Interview Topic

Pat tells about his emotions in winning the draft lottery with picks such as “Shaquille O’Neal and “Dwight Howard

Contact Information

Website

pwilliams@orlandomagic.com

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