Patrick A. Heller, Communications Officer, Liberty Coin Service, is among the two dozen industry experts creating content for Michigan Business Network. His show Dollars And Sense, has streamed Mondays on MBN since late 2013.
Among his recent honors include; 2017 and 2016 Numismatic Literary Guild Awards: BestDealer-Published Newspaper/Magazine and Best Radio Report. 2017 American Numismatic Association Award: Exemplary Service Award. 2016 Industry Council for Tangible Assets Award: Diane Piret Memorial Outstanding Service Award. 2012 American Numismatic Association Award: Harry Forman National Coin Dealer of the Year Executive Producer of the film Alongside Night www.alongsidenight.com
Patrick specializes in economic outlook topics as a Radio Show Host, Columnist, Speaker. He served as Executive Producer for “Alongside Night” (economic thriller out on Blu-Ray DVD since July 2015). He is owner emeritus and communications officer of Liberty Coin Service in Lansing, Michigan.
His award-winning radio show Things You ‘Know’ That Just Aren’t So, And Important News You Need To Know can be heard at 8:45 AM EST Wednesday and Friday mornings on 1320-AM WILS in Lansing (http://www.1320wils.com). Patrick also writes a monthly newsletter and regular columns for Coinweek on the current economic outlook and precious metals subjects.
He was honored as a participant in 2004 Michigan Quarter Ceremonial Strike Ceremony, struck coin #6 2003 United States Mint—“Unofficial Artist” of the 2004 Michigan Statehood Quarter I began collecting coins in 1964, as did almost everyone in my family. My father worked in the foreign aid program, so we had access to interesting coins from many countries. After getting my BBA with Distinction from the University of Michigan in 1974, I worked for seven years as a Certified Public Accountant. I set the office record for a high score as I passed the CPA exam in my first attempt. In 1975, I visited Liberty Coin Service for the first time. In 1981, after realizing sizeable profits on my coin investments, I became part owner of LCS, Michigan’s largest rare coin and precious metals dealership.
Patrick applies his skills and experience in a variety of positions including being an Executive Producer of the motion picture Alongside Night, a columnist on collectibles for The Greater Lansing Business Monthly, Treasurer for the Industry Council for Tangible Assets and for the Cryonics Institute, and Chair of Finance and Budget Committee for the American Numismatic Association.