Patrick Melton brings over 20 years of Taft Hartley and Public Funds experience to TerraCap Management, LLC. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Melton served on the board of the Wayne County Employees Retirement System for 10 years, three of which he served as the Chairman. He represented 5,000 active employees, 7,000 retirees and led the selection of asset managers and investment products for the defined benefit retirement system. Mr. Melton began his career at the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department in Dearborn, Michigan where over his 20+ year tenure rose through the ranks and retired as Director of Law Enforcement and Business Outreach. Always active in the community, Mr. Melton was elected by his peers to the Michigan Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (MAPERS) Board and served as Recording Secretary and Benefits Representative to the Local 502 Union, and as President to the AFSCME Local 3317 Union. Mr. Melton received his Associate’s degree in Police Administration from Henry Ford College and a Certificate in Public Safety from Northwestern University.