Wilmington’s Nerd Nite Boss Pat Wittwer has worked in cultural and tourist attractions for over 20 years. Pat has served as the director of the Elfreth’s Alley Museum, the manager of Visitor Services at Please Touch Museum, Assistant Director of Experience and Culture at the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science, and has worked at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Walt Disney World, Historic Philadelphia Incorporated, the Franklin Institute, and Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. As a leader, Pat likes to focus on developing his team and helping them move up in their careers. Currently, Pat is the Visitor Experience Manager at the Edelman Fossil Park and Museum and Vice President of the Visitor Experience Group.
Outside of the museum world, Pat lives in Delco with his wife and son and enjoys camping, hiking, photography, reading, traveling, live music and theater, rooting for the underdog, karaoke, playing ukulele, word games, and pro wrestling.
Pat’s top 5 nerdoms are Muppets, public transit, museums, Christmas, and colors.