Category Archives: General Blog

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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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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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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Helping create value in underperforming and underachieving Private Equity Investments

The Best way to make money is to start by not losing it.  PMCC Ventures has worked with scores of private equity backed companies to improve performance and move from the bottom 50% of performers to the top 50%.  Our … Continue reading

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Best wishes for a prosperous, healthy, happy and meaningful 2017

  As we move on to a new year, I wanted to take a time out to thank all of you that have supported PMCC Ventures in 2016.  I appreciate it.  We had an interesting year, and I hope we … Continue reading

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Performing and Thriving in disruptive times in Higher Education

We have had hundreds of conversations with people regarding  the current challenges and future opportunities for Higher Education over the past year or so.  There are certainly more questions than answers and the challenge is unevenly felt by many.  There are … Continue reading

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US Higher Ed needs to master the learning curve and smartly deal with excess capacity

It has been an interesting few weeks for Higher Education.  Last week, the Economist published a great article on the need to reform education—the challenges demanding it, and the factors accelerating the ability to transform. In the past few weeks, … Continue reading

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PMCC Ventures services for Lenders

PMCC Ventures has a long tradition of successfully supporting lenders across the lending lifecycle.  While it is difficult to reduce our experience to a few pages, please read the attached presentation if you would like to know more about our … Continue reading

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