Recent projects: Board of Directors/Advisors

As President and CEO of The McDonnell Company, LLC, Pat has served as a member of the Board of Directors/Advisors of several entrepreneurial companies. Currently serving at the behest of a Private Equity firm as an advisor to the management of a $100 million provider of pre-school education. The objective is enhanced revenue generation.

President & CEO of Jordan Professional Services, a Jordan Industries, Inc. company.

Retained to create a professional services firm of accounting, audit and consulting firms to provide outsourced services to the middle and larger corporate market. Concluded the project was not viable and terminated it.

President & COO (CEO designate) of LAI Worldwide, Inc.

Responsible to the Board of Directors for all operations for LAI, one of the top five executive recruiting firms in the U.S. and the only one SEC Registered at the time. Revenues were $100 million. Member of the Board of Directors.

Vice Chairman, Business Assurance, Coopers & Lybrand

Pat was senior member of firm management with operational responsibility for the largest line of business with 1998 revenues of $1.25 billion. Over the period from 1993 to 1998, this practice was consistently among the largest and fastest growing in the Big Six.

Personal summary

Affiliations: Certified Public Accountant. Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of First Midwest Bancorp, a $7 billion SEC Registrant Bank Holding Company. Designated Audit Committee “Financial Expert.”