Author Archives: Pat McCormick

Systems Thinking- When the going gets tough, go back to the basics

As many know, there is an abundance of e-commerce data ranging from web site visits through sales and abandoned carts etc.  The data is arrayed over many different timeframes and it can be overwhelming to make sense of it and … Continue reading

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Four organization traits that enabled high performing efforts in 2019

We have pledged to share insights that we think might be useful to our friends and clients businesses and organizations.  2019 provided a lot of learning experiences and we have identified four significant traits that we think helped to distinguish … Continue reading

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Background information for Pat McCormick

Pat McCormick Background Pat McCormick has over 35 years of diverse industry and business leadership experience. Pat is President of PMCC Ventures, a consulting and interim leadership firm, simply aimed at helping clients improve the business of their business. Pat’s … Continue reading

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The conversation about the role of the CFO- and where she adds the most value continues- but the bottom line is that Finance counts!

Thirty some years ago, we began research on the role of the CFO and the impact of financial leadership on the performance of the enterprise.  After interviewing and reviewing more than 50 organizations and engaging thousands of CFO/Financial leaders in … Continue reading

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PMCC Ventures Transaction Support Services

PMCC Ventures been in business for over 12 years, having built on the prior 28 years’ experience – and doing what we have always done and love: Helping clients improve the business of their business. Clients have changed, industries have … Continue reading

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Growing and developing client- and great opportunities

From time to time I run across great opportunities and situations. I thought I would share this with a wider audience than usual… About the job: Profresh is hiring a Marketing Associate and Analyst to help grow our brands, channels … Continue reading

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Changing strategies…. make sure to check the alignment

We are in a period of uncertainty on many fronts….Technological, shifting go to market options and priorities, emerging and leap frogging competitors and opportunities, just to name a few.  Many are appropriately responding to the changes by revisiting goals and … Continue reading

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Business challenges are not like wine and cheese….

Over the past few months, I have had scores of discussions with people working in and providing services to Private Equity Firms.  The conversations have been interesting and focused on questioning and challenging the status quo.  I thought it would … Continue reading

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Neumann Goretti is on the uptick and needs great leaders to sustain it

Saints Neumann Goretti High School in South Philadelphia is the scene of an amazing and comprehensive turnaround.  Over the past two years led by a talented and seasoned business executive, freshman enrollment has increased from 83 to 125 and has … Continue reading

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Creating enterprise value: Getting to know more and getting to no faster- Finance Business Intelligence

Yesterday we had the opportunity to work with a great group of financial and marketing leaders at a forum hosted by Waypoint Consulting and Host Analytics.  In our work we explored the value of strategic, financial and operational  information to … Continue reading

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