Patrick T. Malone, a Senior Partner with The PAR Group, has decades of experience in operations, customer service, and sales management. Before joining PAR as a senior consultant in 1989, Patrick worked in a variety of management roles including Vice President – National Sales Manager for The Scotts Companies and American Greetings. As a key member of the PAR team, Patrick has trained and consulted throughout the world with a wide range of organizations including The American Cancer Society, Banfield-The Pet Hospital, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, DuPont, Ft. Dodge Animal Health, Hewlett-Packard, International Securities Exchange, Merial, Novell, Sensient Technologies, Siemens Medical, SOLAE, The United Way, Trupanion and Verizon Wireless. A frequent speaker at industry and management conferences, he has presented and spoken before the Mississippi VMA and the Delaware VMA; The Veterinary Schools at Mississippi State University, Tufts, Iowa State University, Florida, Louisiana State University, Minnesota, the Frontline Forum at American School of International Management; Argosy University; the business schools at Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University; The American Society of Training and Development; Project Management Institute; Association of Information Technology Professionals; Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. Educated at John Carroll University, Patrick is on the Board of the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Government Affairs, Leadership Union Committees and leads the Business Roundtable. He is the founder of the Conservative Business Alliance. He has also served as the National Board President of The Compassionate Friends (TCF), Inc. an international support group for bereaved parents and is a former Trustee of the TCF Foundation and is a mentor in the Union County Schools. He is the President of LMMA Inc a non-profit motorcycle awareness organization. Patrick is the co-author of the new business book Cracking the Code to Leadership and the author of many business articles. He also serves as host of the radio show “This Week in Blairsville”.