Patrick is a C-level executive and business builder with turn-around experience in large public, mid-size private equity, and VC-backed CPG companies. He has held CEO or senior leadership positions at Forward Foods/Detour Protein, Healthy Food Holdings, and Zola Beverages. He started his career in the Jewel Food Stores management training program and then progressed on to marketing leadership roles at Quaker Oats, Sealright Packaging, Certive, and RR Donnelley. Pat was CMG’s first client in 1993 as Brand Manager of Quaker Oats’ Near East side dish business. In 2002, he was the first executive to become a Principal Consultant at CMG and has returned to lead, enable and do the professional problem solving and applied business solution work he enjoys most. Pat holds a MBA from Northwestern University and a BA from Knox College.