Gary W. Patterson has more than 30 years of senior management experience with high growth technology, wireless, manufacturing and service companies. He has worked with more than 200 companies — from start-ups to Inc 500 to Fortune 500 — providing high level strategic guidance and expertise. Gary’s financial acumen and extensive business knowledge have brought about significant outcomes for his clients, helping them to successfully navigate that often murky pathway to growth and profitability.
Gary is also the Virtual National Business Advisor – Goldman Sachs -10,000 Small Businesses:
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses launched in 2009 as an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. Advisory Council includes Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg and Dr. Michael Porter of Harvard Business School.
Gary’s extraordinary track record includes building two start-ups (each achieving $10 million in revenue within their first year), diagnosing company oversights to save $150K to $3 million annually; guiding a young company through a liquidity search resulting in $25 million in financing, and; helping a company broaden its client base 525%, increasing revenue from $16 million to $100 million.
He has also negotiated more than 25 M&A transactions with a market value exceeding $390 million and helped several companies reach tenfold compounded annual growth in revenue. His international experience includes serving as the European coordinator for the global enterprise-wide application of an innovative software pilot program for a Fortune 500 company.
Gary holds an MBA in Finance and Operations from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a BA in Accounting from the University of Mississippi, and is a CPA.
For Keynotes, Workshops, or Meetings
Gary W. Patterson, president & CEO of FiscalDoctor®, delivers high-impact speeches on a range of topics covering strategic planning, enterprise risk management, and finance issues. His target audiences are corporations and professional associations. The following titles reflect some of his recent presentations:
Corporate Governance: What Is Our Company Doing or Not Doing That May Embarrass Our Company or Our Board?
Consultative Selling: Decision Making in a Vacuum: Why Don’t Boards Get the Data They Need to Make Timely and Informed Decisions?
Clean Energy: Is Your Company Prepared for the Fall Out of a Clean-Energy World?
There’s More Than One Way to Grow a Company: Think Alternative Financing!”
Contingency Planning: How to Prevent Doomsday from Happening at Your Company
Enterprise Risk Management Can Keep Your Company in the Black and Out of Trouble
Meeting Corporate Goals: Numbers Don’t Lie; Interpretations Might
The Bottom Line: Five Tactics to Improve Profitability by Improving the Quality of Your Company’s Information
Strategic Budgeting versus the Black Hole (or Budgeting Hell)
Sales and Marketing: Finance Meets the Sales Funnel
Building Long-Term Wealth by Building Equity