A true native of Southeast Louisiana, Patrick
McMath was elected in 2019 to serve the people of Senate District 11.
Senator McMath was born and raised in District 11 where he attended St.
Paul’s Catholic School in Covington.
Upon graduation, Senator McMath earned his Bachelor of
Arts in Political Science from Louisiana State University and his Juris
Doctorate from Loyola University in New Orleans. After law school, he
served as an assistant district attorney in Louisiana's 22nd JDC before
starting his own businesses.
McMath is currently the Executive Vice President of
Business Development at McMath Construction and the owner of several
Northshore small businesses. He has previously served on the Board of
the West Saint Tammany Chamber of Commerce, where he worked to grow the
local economy and create jobs.
Prior to being
elected Senator, he served the City of Covington as Councilman-at-Large
from 2017-2019 and as Council president from 2018-2019. During his time
on the Council, Senator McMath focused on economic development, crafting
a balanced budget and prioritizing spending on infrastructure
improvements, flood mitigation, and public safety.
An active community volunteer, the senator serves on the
board of several local community organizations including the Boys and
Girls Club of Covington, Leadership St. Tammany, and the Kelly Gibson
Foundation. He also works with the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany and
serves on the American Heart Walk Advisory Committee and Leadership
team. His work to combat domestic violence in the community led him to
being named the Real Man of St. Tammany by Safe Harbor.
Senator McMath’s greatest joy is being a husband to his wife Jayne and a
father to his four children - Mary Michael, Margaux, George, and Mae.