Patrick Barton is currently serving as a Care Coordinator for NCServes Western with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM). Patrick joined NCServes in April of 2018 as an Intake Specialist. A Veteran of Afghanistan, he served 8 years in the United States Army with both active duty and reserve components. Previous to this position Patrick worked as a Narcotics Detective with Brevard Police Department. Included in his 10 year career as a police officer he served a 2 year assignment with the DEA. Mr. Barton holds a Psychology degree from Mars Hill University where he graduated with honors in 2018. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Psychology at Western Carolina University, as he intends to serve and support our Veterans and their families for years to come. Patrick also is a certified North Carolina Veteran Support Specialist and is QPR trained.