Enterprise Minnesota Hires Patrice O'Malley as a Business Growth Consultant
(Patrice O'Malley, Business Growth Consultant, Enterprise Minnesota)
Minneapolis (April 4, 2018) - Enterprise Minnesota, a consulting organization that helps medium-size and smaller manufacturing companies grow profitably, has hired Patrice O’Malley to join its team of expert business growth consultants.
O’Malley will work with manufacturing clients throughout the state to help them define key strategic growth objectives, identify and prioritize market opportunities, and achieve top-line revenue growth.
“Minnesota manufacturers looking to grow in this global economy need to leverage their competitive advantages,” said Bob Kill, Enterprise Minnesota president and CEO. “Patrice brings extensive experience and a record of accomplishment at industry leading manufacturers which positions her well to help Enterprise Minnesota clients develop and implement the strategies they need to successfully compete and grow.”
Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, O’Malley served as a marketing director in a variety of business areas for Land O’ Lakes Inc. in Arden Hills, MN, most recently serving as senior director of customer marketing for its animal nutrition division.
A resident of Chaska, MN, O’Malley holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN and two leadership certifications from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She was recognized as the 2013 Volunteer of the Year for the Women’s Foodservice Forum, which helps women advance their careers and build leadership skills. Outside of work, O’Malley enjoys being outdoors with her two dogs, taking advantage of all the great Minnesota state parks, gardening in the summer, and spending time at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
About Enterprise Minnesota
Enterprise Minnesota is an ISO 9001:2008 certified consulting organization that works with medium and smaller manufacturing enterprises to help them compete and grow profitably, and also serves as the “voice” for the industry, raising visibility and appreciation for the value manufacturers provide our communities and the state’s economy. Our affiliation with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) further positions us to offer clients leading-edge services to improve manufacturing operations and strengthen business.
In the last five years alone Enterprise Minnesota has helped over 510 Minnesota manufacturing companies gain access to strategies that increase efficiency and promote growth. Resulting from the organization’s work, clients have realized a total positive economic impact of over $696 million in sales, reduced costs by over $131 million, invested over $289 million in capital expenditures and modernization and added or retained over 6,600 jobs.