Pat consults with companies on strategic planning, performance improvement, buy/sell, leadership development and other specialized areas of consulting focused on the outdoor recreation industry. Through the Swan Mountain Consulting Group, Pat has closed 17 buy/sell transactions in the outdoor recreation industry in the last year alone. Prior to forming the Swan Group of Companies, Pat was an executive with an International Accounting firm and worked advising clients as a professional for over 25 years. Pat has consulted with buyers and sellers of businesses on over 300 transactions in his career. He has been a licensed CPA in the state of Montana as well as several other states. The Swan Group of companies operates a full spectrum of outfitting services including hunting, fly-fishing float trips, pack trips in the Bob Marshall, a llama trekking company, national park gateway visitor center/gift shop, guide school and trail ride operations throughout Northwest Montana including being the exclusive trail ride provider in Glacier National Park. He has BS and MBA degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno.