A 34-year veteran of the restaurant industry, Patrick Sterling is Vice President of Legendary People for Texas Roadhouse, a growing casual dining restaurant company with 654 restaurants in 49 states and 11 countries.
Patrick oversees executive and management staffing, benefits and compensation, HR administration (HRIS/Payroll), risk management, asset protection and field HR and employee relations.
Patrick is the 2022 President of RIMS, the risk management society®. His professional accomplishments have led to national recognition as 2016 Risk Manager of the Year Honor Roll from Business Insurance magazine and Risk Innovator from Risk and Insurance magazine in 2009.
Prior to joining Texas Roadhouse in 2004, Patrick served in several leadership positions for Ruby Tuesday which included Director of Sales and Performance, Director of Human Resources and Director of Process and Performance.
Patrick is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, earned his bachelor’s degree in International Trade and Finance in 1987. He has been married for over 37 years and is a proud father and grandfather.