Patrick Finley is a practicing Graphic Designer and Design Educator at the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech. Patrick holds a BFA in Graphic Design with a minor in Computer Science and an MFA in Graphic Design with emphasis in Human-Computer Interaction from Iowa State University. Finley's work often includes that of branding, promotional design, strategic planning, web and app design for numerous start-up companies and non-profit organizations. His work has been awarded by National and International Design Competitions that include HOW, Print, Graphic Design USA (GDUSA), Graphis, Google, the American Advertising Federation (ADDYs), the University and College Design Association (UCDA), and the United Design Alliance. His work has also been published in GDUSA, Graphis and LogoLounge 12.