Why Risk Management

Why Risk Management?  Systems for Making Informed Financial Decisions

Gary W. Patterson Fiscal Leadership Change and ERM Expert, Author and Speaker


November 5, 2012 – Seattle, Washington and Atlanta, Georgia – Enterprise risk management (ERM) expert and speaker Gary W. Patterson, FiscalDoctor®, has been selected by AudioInk to publish a series of business oriented books for entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Think of this book as your tool for enterprise risk management (ERM) on a beer budget.  The systems presented by Gary Patterson, an experienced CFO, will help you understand the difference between the financial problems that do not get resolved and the symptoms that almost always get treated in companies.   Think of this book as getting a health check on your financial systems treat problems versus the symptoms.

Have you had experience with a health issue that has been ignored until it is too late?  This book by Gary Patterson, The Fiscal Doctor, is the answer for giving your organization a health check-up and accelerating your career.

Put your risk management on steroids by creating complimentary processes of risk assessments, contingency planning, strategic planning scenarios, operational risk management (ORM), operational reviews or fiscal audits.

Executing these strategies and tactics will create clear understanding to uncover million-dollar blind spots in your company—and will dramatically accelerate the best business leadership decisions. This book helps career-motivated business executives unearth key risk areas and identify opportunities leading to sustainable growth, buzz-worthy customer value, and impressive profitability.

Gary Patterson has developed clever systems to:Gary Patterson, The Fiscal Doctor

  • Avoid costly problems
  • Increase profits
  • Uncover your million-dollar blind spots
  • Answer questions about why enterprise risk management is important to discovering pockets of hidden cash
  • Make faster business decisions

This book contains 125 questions to strengthen balance sheets and income statements, and illuminates key requirements for strategic plans to improve operations for your management team projects. Gary Patterson is a Stanford MBA, CPA and popular speaker who has worked with over 200 companies and negotiated 25 merger & acquisition deals ranging from startups to Inc 500 to Fortune 500 companies.

The book is part of the series including “Million Dollar Blind Spots”, followed by Human Capital RX: The Fiscal Prescription for a Stronger HR Department.

Patterson works with leaders to uncover blind spots to make better business decisions and dramatically accelerate correct fiscal leadership decisions. This helps leaders gain control of their financial destinies and capitalize on hidden high return opportunities, while limiting their exposure to risk. Patterson, a Big 4 CPA with a MBA degree from Stanford University, speaks regularly on topics such as corporate governance, risk management, strategic contingency planning, achieving corporate financial goals, and building long-term wealth.

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About Gary W. Patterson

Gary W. Patterson, president & CEO of FiscalDoctor®, has been interviewed or presented internationally at over 70 of the leading and most prestigious publications and groups in the world and worked with over than 200 companies spanning supply chain, technology, transportation, construction, and service industries.

He authored “Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health”  and Million Dollar Blind Spots. For more information, visit his website at www.fiscaldoctor.com and his “free” fiscal fitness test at www.fiscaldoctor.com/fiscaltest.html. He can be reached at 678-319-4739.

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