Areas of expertise
Operational Analysis, Process Improvement, Business and Organization Optimization
What differentiates successful companies from the rest? An uncompromising focus on the core capabilities that define their strengths, a clear strategy designed to enable and support those capabilities, and a laser-like focus on execution.
Pat is the founder of Axcelysis, a management consulting firm with a unique approach that enables businesses to visualize, quantify and assess their performance against strategic goals, validate their focus on core capabilities and ensure they have the proper resources to execute on their vision.
Pat began his career in maritime supply chain operations, and became involved with technology after realizing the positive impact it could have on productivity and business performance. At Toys R Us, Pat directed worldwide teams of operations and technology professionals that together, designed and implemented solutions that made Toys R Us countries more efficient and profitable. As CIO for Urban Brands (now "The New Ashley Stewart"), a women's apparel retailer, Pat led a business transformation initiative that included the selection and implementation of a new infrastructure and ERP. Then Pat was recruited to become the first global leader of the Information Technology function at Quiksilver where he started the process of globalizing regional operations.
As Founder and CEO of Axcelysis, Pat continues to work with his friends and clients to help make their companies thrive.
Pat holds undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, Physics and Business Management from France, as well as a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Marketing, and a Masters in Business Administration from Chapman University (Orange, CA).
Specialties include: business optimization, business process and operational improvement, business analysis, organizational design and governance, strategic planning, software and information technology, project management, budgeting and cost management, coaching and mentoring, change management, international operations, multi-cultural environments
Duration and cost of an engagement depends on the scope of work, identified during the initial consultation.
I have worked for or with:
• SCAC Delmas Vieljeux (maritime transport): US, Australia, New Zealand
• Toys R Us International (specialty retail): US, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia
• Urban Brands - now The New Ashley Stewart (women's apparel): US, Puerto Rico
• Quiksilver (lifestyle apparel), including ROXY, DC Shoes: US, Europe, Asia, Australia
• Rossignol (mountain sports), including Dynastar, Lange, Look: US, France
• TJMaxx (retail)
• Undisclosed (promotional products)
• Undisclosed (medical software)