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Patina Expands Boston Presence and Client Service Reach with Acquisition of Accretive Solutions - Boston

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Welcomes Kate McLellan to lead new combined team

Patina Solutions, the fast-growing firm that provides proven, accomplished executives with 25+ years of experience for key projects and engagements, has acquired the Boston office of Accretive Solutions. Merging Accretive Solutions into Patina will add more accounting and finance expertise to the team, complementing the other 22 business functions and industries in which Patina serves clients.

From first opening its doors in Boston in 2010, to now tripling its presence in the market, Patina is committed to the Boston business community. With a focus on helping clients accelerate success, the company provides organizations with on-demand support from industry practitioners through strategy development to tactical execution. Including the Boston office, Patina has 13 offices serving clients throughout the country and around the world.

“We’ve had strong results in the Boston market, which has contributed to Patina being recognized by Inc. magazine as a fastest-growing private company for three consecutive years,” said Mike Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Patina. “We’re pleased to have a larger presence in Boston, allowing us to support more organizations in achieving their goals.”

Kate McLellan, who was Vice President and Market Leader – Boston for Accretive Solutions, will become the Managing Partner of the new combined team at Patina’s Boston office. Prior to joining Accretive Solutions, McLellan was one of the founders and President of The Pentad Group, a Boston-based accounting and finance consulting firm.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Accretive Boston team to Patina,” said Susan Gallagher, Chief Operating Officer of Patina. “We have a common high-energy, delivery-focused culture and a strong team that puts clients first. Together, we’re eager to bring expanded services to our clients and to continue to make a positive impact on our clients in Boston.”

Patina’s Boston office is located at 253 Summer Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02210 and can be reached by calling 617-236-7755 or emailing

About Patina Solutions
Patina partners with companies to solve problems, realize opportunities, improve results, fill a key expertise or resource gap, develop talent or support any other critical initiative. Helping clients achieve their goals, the company builds solutions to deliver specialized expertise targeted to companies’ unique circumstances. Every Patina Professional in the Patina Nation is an accomplished executive with a minimum of 25 years of experience. The Patina approach is highly flexible, collaborative and consultative, enabling clients to get results utilizing only the resources they need, just when they need them. Patina is a company of practitioners who accelerate success through consulting, projects, leadership, board roles and coaching. An Inc. 500|5000 honoree, Patina is headquartered in the U.S. and serves companies around the globe. Learn more at

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