Episode 21 | A Chat With Pat McAllister

In this episode of The Good Stuff podcast, host Andy Tomlinson interviews Pat McAllister about the early days of his career to today, and how he has left a major legacy in our community.

Episode Highlights:

  • Pat explains how he became a developer.  (1:20)
  • Pat tells about his development project, Shannon Woods. (7:34)
  • Andy asks Pat if he had a mentor when he was doing his projects. (9:25)
  • Pat explains how his career led him to become a restaurant developer. (13:50)
  • Pat talks about how COVID affected his career. (22:56)
  • Pat shares other hotel development projects he has in different cities. (28:00)
  • Pat shares his favorite things about chilled coffee. (31:11)
  • Pat discusses his favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner spots. (35:14)
  • Pat reveals that he is a night traveler. (37:36)
  • Pat shares about the books he is reading. (41:00)
  • Pat answers if he is an early riser or a night owl. (45:56)

Key Quotes:

  • “When you’re putting time into something that you’re not making money in, that’s double the cost.” – Pat McAllister
  • “We can’t get back time, and why focus your good time on bad things?” – Pat McAllister
  • “I can drive to my office and I can shut my car door and almost reach for my door to my office. In 10 minutes I can be, you know, playing golf someplace with some friends. You tie into so many more friends and you feel a real camaraderie. I mean, I just can’t explain it.” – Pat McAllister

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