Pat McMahon has been the executive director of Project Future since its inception in 1982. While focusing upon business attraction, retention and entrepreneurial growth, Project Future has served as a vehicle for local business development strategies and programs. One such effort resulted the recent establishment of the St. Joe Valley Metronet, a non-profit, privately financed dark fiber network servicing St. Joseph County. McMahon has B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering from the University of Notre Dame.