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Patina Solutions Expands Michigan Presence to Grand Rapids

Expanded Michigan presence to serve companies in the vibrant and rapidly growing Western Michigan region

Patina Solutions, the fast-growing professional services firm that provides proven, accomplished executives with 25+ years of experience for key projects and engagements, is expanding its Michigan footprint by opening a new office in Grand Rapids to serve clients in West Michigan. Patina now has two offices in Michigan – Detroit and Grand Rapids – led by Jennifer Johnson, Managing Partner.

Grand Rapids is the 5th fastest growing economy in the United States and is home to significant industry clusters including Smart Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Food and Agriculture, and Aerospace and Defense. The workforce in West Michigan was recently ranked highest in the concentration of advanced manufacturing jobs and is the 4th largest high-tech workforce in the nation.

“West Michigan is a vibrant region that represents the best of Patina – an entrepreneurial drive and collaborative spirit – and we are excited to be part of this community,” said Jennifer Johnson, Managing Partner for Michigan. “As we expand our presence in Michigan, we are confident that the businesses in West Michigan will benefit from the experience and customized solutions that Patina delivers.”

“The diversity of the economy and people in West Michigan make it an important market for Patina’s expansion,” added Mike Harris, CEO. “Our business is about helping growing companies achieve more by leaning on our team of experienced professionals with 25+ years of experience to help in consulting, project, interim, and board roles. West Michigan has both the companies and the talent to make it a great market for investment.”

Patina has offices located throughout the country and helps organizations both domestically and internationally. Grand Rapids is the 13th market in the U.S. in which Patina has a presence. The firm was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in 2013 and 2014.

Local executives interested in learning more about the Patina Nation, can find more details on our website.

About Patina Solutions
Patina Solutions helps companies solve problems, realize opportunities and improve results through the flexible use of proven, accomplished professionals with 25+ years of experience. Services include execution of special projects and key initiatives, interim executive assignments, consulting and advisory engagements, change management, leadership development and board placements. With expertise across multiple business functions, Patina Solutions serves companies of different sizes and industries from offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago, Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Tampa, Minneapolis, Detroit, Green Bay, New Jersey and Grand Rapids – along with its growing international capabilities. The firm was named to Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America in 2013 and 2014. Learn more at

The Patina Process


Whether your challenge is simple and direct — or multi-faceted and complex — we start by gaining an intimate understanding of your business, objectives and situation.

Solution Development

Our solution development phase is incisive and collaborative. We structure a customized solution within your budget that will meet your business objectives — and help you realize your vision or address any critical issues.

Talent Plan

Every step of the way, Patina maintains the highest quality standards for all our clients. Whether it’s a single person or a team, we precisely match our professionals’ expertise to your specific needs. Our team narrows down the options and selects one or more Patina Professionals to present to you. Every talent resource is chosen with your input and approval.

Execution & Management

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