Patrick Ghere

Interim CEO, COO, CMO, Turnaround

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Patrick’s entrepreneurial spirit began by forming his own finance and insurance agency and has been instrumental in developing consumer finance programs in the near prime and sub-prime markets. After selling his agency in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Professional Investors Insurance Group, he went on to form one of the first sub-prime automobile finance companies in the country. The company produced over $500 million dollars of automobile loans per year. Patrick over saw all corporate and operations, servicing, marketing and sales to the secondary market. Patrick resigned to go on to form his own company, Auto Marketing Network, Inc. AMN, Inc. was a national automobile and consumer finance company with over 550 employees originating over 1 billion dollars a year of automobile and other consumer loans. As the President of AMN, Inc., Patrick over saw all aspects of corporate and operations and all loan purchases through whole loan sales and securitizations. AMN. Inc. was sold to Imperial Credit Corp, a California financial institution. Patrick has been Managing Principal of Resource Advisor Unlimited. Inc. a specialty consulting company to Financial Institutions, Hedge Funds, Private Equity/ VC firms and companies on market strategies growing company’s on a national scale. Significant experience in all aspects of Turn Around Consulting. Corporate problem solver. Patrick’s engagements included as Chief Restructuring Officer for sales, marketing and operations in retail, wholesale and reorganization plans with troubled companies. M&A structuring and execution. Patrick is well versed in structured finance and securitization experience with financing in the capital markets.

Patrick is married to Susan Ghere and they currently live in Portland OR. He has four grown children and 12 grand children. He and his wife both enjoy golf and leisure time together and with family.


Company Stage Focus: Turnaround/Distressed, Fortune 500, Public, Private, Family Owned, IPO, Bankruptcy, Late Stage Venture Funded, Fortune 1000, Private Equity Backed

Interim CEO

A Technology company restructuring and sold to a competitor

Interim Advisor to the Board

Restructured the management team of a 20m company

Interim CMO

Took a company from 1m in revenues to over 30m

Interim COO

A manufacturing company of GPS and structuring operations for growth

Interim CMO

A national retention company. Grew the company from 1 state to 40 states


• Took a company from 5 employees to over 500
• Retooled a company from top to bottom with new and better management
• Grew revenues of a company from 1m per month to over 30m per month
• Helped company to a RTO and raised the money for the company
• Turned around a company that would have been in Bankruptcy to a successful sale


•Progressive Acceptance, Financial company of unsecured loans 150m
•Auto Marketing Network, A National Auto Finance Company 4b in servicing and 2b a year in originations
•Professional Investors Insurance Group, a secondary Insurance provider
•Cozumo, A technology company in Canada
•Golden Leaf Holdings, A real estate holding company in commercial buildings

Years Executive Experience: (35)
# of Interim Roles: (7)
# of Board Roles: (5)
Company Size: ($1.1M-$10B)

• Building a Management Team
• Corporate Negotiation
• Board Advisory
• Planning/Modeling/Execution
• Joint Ventures
• International Business
• Debt and Refinancing
• Business Development
• Turnaround: Distress
• Bankruptcy
• Offshore Development
• Corporate Finance
• Liquidation
• Process Improvement
• Acquisition Integration
• Sales Management
• Fundraising
• Company Sale
• Brand Management
• Global Expansion
• Team Development
• Guerilla Marketing
• Market Development
• Marketing Strategy

• Financial Services Firms
• Equipment Manufacturing
• Hedge Funds
• Private Equity Firms