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Patina Solutions Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Recognized for rapid growth for a second year in a row; 309% growth since 2010

For the second year in a row, Patina Solutions, the fast-growing professional services firm that provides proven, accomplished executives and managers with 25+ years of experience for key projects and engagements, has been included in the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. During the period from 2010 to 2013, Patina grew sales by 309% and added 130 employees to the company.

"Inc. magazine’s recognition of Patina as a strong and growing company is always gratifying," said Mike Harris, Co-Founder and CEO of Patina Solutions. "Even more than the award, we see this as a commendation of the work we do helping our clients achieve more through the utilization of Patina’s talented and highly experienced professionals. And, we are just getting started – we expect to continue to grow rapidly over the next several years."

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and with a total of 10 offices around the country, Patina is the highest ranked Wisconsin company on the list in its category of human resources companies, and the 17th fastest-growing company in Wisconsin overall. Beginning operations at the end of 2008, Patina now has annual sales of $25 million and projects continued strong growth.

"Everyone at Patina is proud to be part of a fast-growing company that helps clients get more important work done," said Susan Gallagher, Chief Operating Officer of Patina Solutions. "It’s exciting to share this honor with our employees and the amazing talent we have in the Patina Nation."

"Kudos to Mike Harris and the entire management team on continuing to deliver great results for our clients," said Patrick O’Brien, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Patina Solutions. "As the country continues to recover from difficult economic times, Patina’s flexible and affordable service offering resonates with companies as a way to get more done and accelerate their business results."

The list represents an exclusive club of companies. The average business on the list grew an impressive 516%. Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"We founded Patina on the principle of helping companies think differently about getting their important work done," said Debbie Seeger, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Patina Solutions. "Patina grows by helping our clients be successful and we look forward to our continued rapid growth."

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 and Detroit – along with its growing international capabilities. Learn more at

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