Patrick Shields is a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets and Head of Corporate Banking in New York. He leads a team of bankers that deliver relationship coverage, credit product structuring and transaction execution across the credit ratings spectrum. Sectors covered include industrials, consumer, healthcare, municipals, infrastructure, power & utilities, financial services, media, telecommunications, and technology. He also provides senior level coverage for several corporate relationships including automotive clients. He has been actively involved in the auto sector since 1995. Mr. Shields is a member of the Global Loan Commitments Committee, US Regional Operating Committee and Corporate Banking Global Operating Committee. Since joining RBC Financial Group in 1990, he has held various account coverage and management positions, working in Corporate and Investment Banking offices in Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and New York. Prior to joining RBC, Mr. Shields worked for five years as a middle market lender at Manufacturers Hanover. He holds an MBA from Loyola University at Chicago and Bachelors of Science in Accounting from D'Youville College.