Advisors in Organizational Excellence

Pat McDonnell is President and CEO of the McDonnell Company, LLC, a firm that helps companies make decisive change. His career has been dedicated to helping businesses achieve excellence.

He serves as an advisor, investor, educator, speaker and consultant for organizations ranging in size from starting up to those with over $400 million in revenues.

McDonnell draws on a wealth of experience leading others – as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps., search firm COO and, during almost 30 years at Coopers & Lybrand, in client service and office, regional and national management positions. He was Vice Chairman of Business Assurance Services, the firm’s largest line of business, with revenues in excess of one billion dollars.

Under his leadership, this practice was among the largest and fastest growing of the Big Six. After merging with Price Waterhouse, he served as Global Director of Assurance Services for the combined firm.

His expertise includes organizational transformation, change leadership, strategic planning, problem-solving, operations, finances, and mergers and acquisitions.

McDonnell received a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.