Patina Solutions

    Address: 13890 Bishops Drive Suite 320 Brookfield, 53005


    Year Founded: 2008

    Product or Service offered: Provides proven, accomplished executives and professionals with 25 or more years of experience to help companies with key projects, initiatives, and interim expertise. Services include project management and execution; interim and part-time executive and management roles, consulting, mentoring, board of director and advisory board members.

    Projected 2013 Revenue: $14.5 million

    President and CEO: Mike Harris

    Other key members of the leadership team: Debbie Seeger, co-founder and vice president of operations; Patrick O’Brien, co-founder and chairman of the board.

    Target Clientele: Organizations of all sizes across all industries, with a main emphasis on Fortune 1000 companies.

    Business organization memberships: MMAC; Association for Corporate Growth; several individual memberships among staff including SHRM, local chambers, Professional Dimensions, and Rotary.

    What has fueled your company’s growth?: “Our growth has been fueled by having more time in the market leading to more awareness of our firm, continued interest from clients in having variable costs versus fixed costs, adding more U.S. locations and more salespeople, and beginning to build our international capabilities.”

    What is the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth?: “The slow growth economy has been an obstacle in that many companies are still hesitant to spend money on using outside resources or are slow to execute initiates or make investments.”

    Do you plan any changes in your company in the upcoming months?: “We plan to add more business development professionals to our existing U.S. offices and to pilot an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.”

    What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months?: “The outlook for the professional services industry is positive. Keeping a percentage of the workforce contingent seems to be the way of the future for most companies so they can stay nimble as they experience growth, but are uncertain about the future.”

    What is your company’s most important growth strategy right now?: “Adding more sales resources in our nine U.S. offices and continued expansion of our international capabilities. We are also looking to make more small acquisitions as a way to enter a new market or to build our depth and client base in certain key areas such as IT and HR.”

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