ERM Expert Gary W. Patterson Offers Blueprint on Taking Risk out of Operations or M&A
November 10, 2009, Chicago, Illinois – The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® (AM&AA)) added to its Recommended Reading list Gary W. Patterson’s book, Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health www.amaaonline.com/books. Patterson is an enterprise risk management expert and sought-after speaker. In his newly released book, the author warns, “What you don’t know about your business can cost you your business, acquisition or major project.” The complete review is available at www.amaaonline.com/books.
As FiscalDoctor®, Patterson’s book contains the same practical advice and tools that he uses in his everyday practice to help companies grow while managing risk in an increasingly challenging economic environment. To this end, he helps executives identify internal problems from inventory mismanagement, outdated and incomplete financial reports, and false accounting assumptions to external forces like misreading the market, losing competitive advantage, and missing golden opportunities.
About Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
The AM&AA is the acknowledged leading association and credentialing body for Middle Market M & A Professionals. Formed in 1998 to bring together Intermediaries, Investment Bankers, CPAs, attorneys and other experienced corporate financial advisors, AM&AA’s 600+ professional services firms – including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry—draw upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market clients worldwide. AM&AA members represent sellers and buyers of businesses ranging from $5 to $500 million in transaction value. Their services are seller representation, buyer representation, due diligence, accounting, financing, business valuation, tax planning, legal, strategic advisory, and many other transaction services www.amaaonline.com/.
About Gary W. Patterson
Gary W. Patterson, president and CEO of FiscalDoctor®, has been a growth consultant for more than 200 companies spanning technology, supply chain and service industries. His clients include startups, Inc. 500, and middle-market companies worldwide. Patterson is a well-known speaker on ERM, corporate governance, risk analysis, leadership and the impact of renewable energy on the world economy.
His recently published book, Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health is targeted to CEOs and business leaders of companies who are managing growth while struggling with the reality of these challenging economic times. The book is available on Amazon.com. For more information on the FiscalDoctor, visit his website at www.fiscaldoctor.com. Patterson also offers a “free” fiscal fitness test at www.fiscaldoctor.com/fiscaltest.html. He can be reached at 681-319-4739.
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