Patrick’s 30-year career includes senior management positions with two global fortune 100 companies and international business assignments in Canada, Brazil, Mexico and the UK where he opened offices and launched new products. Patrick also owned his own medical business which he grew from $1 million in revenue to over $12 million in revenue in 4 years.
As senior leader, he has served both large companies and small. During his career he has developed over $300 million dollars in new business. He has worked with companies such as McKesson, Johnson & Johnson, TYCO, 3M, Novartis, John Deere, General Motors and Case New Holland as well as public institutions such as John Hopkins University, Kansas University and the Mayo Clinic. During one three-year assignment with Omron Healthcare, Patrick led the professional medical group to acquire the American Heart Association endorsement for a new blood pressure monitor. This endorsement led to Omron gaining retail business with the top retail pharmacies in the world. Patrick also spent personal time to advance awareness in Hypertension working with leaders from AHA and the World Health Organization.
Recently Patrick celebrated ten years with SRC, one of the top 50 ESOP’s in the United States. In his first two years he simultaneously led business development for three key SRC portfolio companies. He helped establish a logistics company growing it from $1 million in sales with no profit to $10 million in sales with $2 million in profit. He managed product management and sales for the flagship SRC Heavy duty division while working through the acquisition of Komatsu’s Lexington, KY based remanufacturing business, now called SRC of Lexington. While there he established a relationship with GE, helping GE create their remanufacturing product line. To this day this product line is one of the most successful products in the SRC portfolio. He had several senior leadership roles within SRC and helped to established and serve in the SRC senior leadership development program. He spent eight of his ten years at SRC with The Great Game of Business division where he was one of three key leaders who established the now successful coaching division growing sales and increasing coaches from 1 to 15. He was involved with all aspects of company and IP development. Recently Patrick led efforts to establish Great Game for the Social Sector successfully implementing Great Game in government, churches, schools and a host of non-for-profits such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks and Lone Star (TX).
Patrick is on the Vistage speakers circuit and is a regular speaker at NCEO. His coaching and speaking scores average 9 out of 10. Patrick is known for his unwavering commitment to client experience and positive long-lasting relationships. He is also known for his work in positive management in the workplace and is currently working on a book with an executive from a well-known Caterpillar/International dealer.
Patrick is the son of the late Jill Carpenter, who helped to pioneer the concept of Open Book Management, co-authoring two books, The Power of Open-Book Management and The Field Book of Open-Book Management. Jill helped to start The Great Game of Business Workshops with Jack Stack, CEO of SRC Holdings. They entered into a Joint Venture called Capital Connections which was the first Coaching Division of SRC.
Patrick’s life work is now dedicated to honoring the legacy of Jill and the thousands of employees who are just crazy enough to believe that all employees should be treated with unconditional positive regard and taught to understand the financials, reaping the rewards they helped create.