Cedar Point Consulting’s staff is comprised of individuals with extensive experience in coaching, consulting and executive management for a variety of industries, including financial services, government, non-profit and technology. To learn more about each consultant, click on the name to view a detailed profile.
Donald J. Patti
Agile & Lean Coaching, Business Strategy, Lean Strategy, IT Strategy, Strategic Initiatives
Donald Patti is a Coach and Consultant for Cedar Point Consulting, a business coaching and consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area, where he assists organizations in applying Lean and Agile to develop new products and services as well as improve organizational performance. He is the creator of Lean Strategy, a lightweight approach for small businesses to develop and execute their business strategy.
Known for his strong business and technology acumen, Mr. Patti has successfully founded and grown two businesses during his career and consulted to well-respected organizations that include HP, Daimler Benz, JPMorgan Chase, CheckFree, Navy Federal, the Hearst Corporation, Marriott, Verizon, the College Board and nearly a dozen agencies in the US Federal Government.
Donald’s strengths lay in his ability to tailor Agile and Lean techniques to the unique needs of each client and situation. He has successfully adapted Agile for use by a number of organizations, while also developing Lean Strategy for use with Cedar Point Consulting clients.
As a trainer through partner Grow-Lean LLC, Donald has delivered more than three dozen public and private training sessions in ScrumMaster, Scrum Product Owner and Agile Fundamentals over the past three years, earning a net promoter score above 88%.
Mr. Patti has an MBA in Entrepreneurship & Information Systems from the University of Maryland’s RH Smith School of Business, earned his BA in Business Economics and Political Science from UC Santa Barbara.
He is certified in a number of areas, including:
* Balanced Scorecard Professional (BSP);
* Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) & Certified Scrum Professional (CSP-SM and CSP-PO);
* Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB);
* SAFe Product Owner (POPM) & SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4);
* Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB);
* Project Management Professional (PMP);
Mr. Patti lives with his family in the greater Washington, DC area where he enjoys trail-running, reading, playing music & open-wheel racing.
Business Coaching, Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Strategic Initiatives, Turnarounds
A senior executive with over 20 years of marketing, sales, operations, and technology expertise in financial services, non-profit and technology sectors, Brendan Moore has successful experience in marketing that encompasses print, television, outdoor media, direct mail, telesales, PR, internet, brand marketing, etc. Moore has managed direct and indirect sales forces, from both a field sales perspective, and internal inbound/outbound call centers with up to 800 FTE/agents across multiple sites.
Moore is also experienced in front-end operations as well, that is, every part of operations that encompasses customer/account/member acquisition. As an example, this would include e-commerce sites and their technology support staff, call center units and their technology support staff, customer service, underwriters, processors, fulfillment, etc.
From a technology perspective, Moore has experience with the technology that supports many types of financial transactions (EBPP, online lending, etc.), as well as various middleware platforms that enable business originators, vendors and partners to conduct commerce with legacy platforms typically found at large companies.
His employers and clients throughout his career have included large corporations (100,000+ employees), start-ups, turnarounds, and small companies.
In the past, Brendan has served as a Senior Vice President and Channel Director for Citigroup, a Senior Vice President of Marketing, Operations & Strategic Planning for Wachovia, and a Senior Vice President of Marketing at AT&T Capital Corp.
On the consulting side, Mr. Moore has previously served as a Senior Partner with the Crescent Group, where he assisted technology and financial services companies in the areas of marketing, business development, product development, operations, and strategic planning. He has also served in interim executive roles at companies as COO, EVP and Senior Vice President while working for consulting clients.
On the personal side, Brendan resides in the Baltimore area, where his interests include film, music, cars and the car business, politics and national/global macroeconomics. An entrepreneur in spirit, Brendan is always willing to listen to a new idea.