Director, Operations (USA)
Pat leads the U.S. operations and works with Ardenton's operating companies in the U.S. striving for growth in the EBITDA of those companies. He develops partners' businesses by providing strategic support across all business functions.
Pat is an experienced CEO who has varied experiences in both leading and advising businesses to increased profitability and performance. Pat has held senior positions with both private and publicly held companies, advised entrepreneurs on launching and scaling start-up ventures, led multiple companies through dramatic growth and successful turnarounds, started and grew a successful management consulting firm, taught as an adjunct professor and led the Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Notre Dame. Most recently Pat was the CEO of a manufacturing company increasing the company’s ROIC from 5% to 27% over a two year period.
Pat has his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA in Finance from Wharton.Go Back