Donald Patti is currently a Principal Consultant with Cedar Point Consulting, a management consulting practice based in the Washington, DC area, where he advises businesses in strategy, process improvement and project management. He is also an instructor at the University of Phoenix Maryland Campus in e-business, information technology and business courses.
Previously, Don has served in a variety of management positions in the consulting and technology arenas, including as President and Principal Consultant with Intrev, Inc., a technology consulting company specializing in Internet technologies; as Vice President of Technology and Product Development at Autoscribe Corporation, an electronic payments software company; Consultant with the Nitor Group, a technology consulting company strong in healthcare services; Director of Information Services at PRSI, a records management company; and, as Senior Project Manager/Project Manager with Cyberdata Technologies, Corillian/Checkfree, Daimler Trucks North America and Hewlett Packard.
Mr. Patti has an MBA in Information Systems and Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Maryland’s RH Smith School of Business, earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is certified in a number of areas, including as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute™; as a Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) with the American Society for Quality; as an e-Business Certified Solutions Advisor by IBM™; as a Certified Solutions Expert in IBM WebSphere; as a Microsoft™ Certified Professional in .NET Architecture and Requirements Gathering; and, in ITIL/IT Service Management by EXIN.
On the personal side, Mr. Patti spends time with his wife Arlene, son Casey, and daughter Katelyn in North Potomac, Maryland. He enjoys trail-running, reading, playing music and is an open-wheel racing enthusiast. He has been making money through computing since the age of 8. Nash Rambler is the family dog.