At ChangeStrat LLC we have over 25 years of experience helping companies transform to survive and thrive in times of change—across industries and stages of growth.
ChangeStrat guides companies in defining and driving business transformation and improvement opportunities in times of change, including strategic redirection, turnaround & optimization, and start-up. We emphasize tackling near term challenges while helping organizations become fundamentally agile and adaptable, capable of recognizing and responding to challenges and opportunities in a lasting way.
Given our breadth of experience we can adjust our work with your business to fit your needs. Your road to transformation might look like redesigning the customer experience, or restructuring your organization, or launching an efficiency and effectiveness program. We will meet with you where you are at to help you realize your current goals while helping you create the company you aspire to become.
Through leadership coaching, business advisory services, and strategy and transformation consulting and/or fractional leadership we will help you get your company to the next level.
Industry Experience: Financial Services / Consumer Products / Telecommunications / Manufacturing / Transportation / Aerospace / Automotive / Management Consulting
Functional Experience: Strategy / Marketing / Operations / Finance / Risk / Supply Chain / Customer Experience / Program and Project Management / Properties and Distribution / Workplace Strategies / Learning and Development / Human Resources / Organizational Effectiveness
Specialty Areas: Business Strategy / Strategic Planning / Transformation Leadership / Operating Model Redesign / Organizational Adaptability / Innovation / Restructuring and Turnaround / Center of Excellence Design and Incubation / Merger Integration / Efficiency and Effectiveness / Performance Management / Practice Development and Management
About the Founder
Patti Phillips is a seasoned strategy and operations executive with extensive experience leading transformations to create more strategic, effective and adaptive organizations. She has helped companies in all growth stages define and drive strategic responses which capitalize on times of change including strategic redirection and growth, business redesign, turnaround and restructuring, corporate development and start-up strategy.
Patti has worked across a diverse range of industries and disciplines including telecommunications, consumer products, financial services, manufacturing, aerospace, and transportation, holding both functional leadership and consulting and portfolio leadership positions throughout her career. She has over 25 years experience with industry leaders including Xerox, Canadian Pacific Ltd., Bell Canada, and Wells Fargo and prominent consulting firms including PwC, Scient, and Carpedia International.
Throughout her career Patti has focused on both the content and process of change: both strategically designing the future target state, and refining transformation techniques and practices to achieve them. Her passion is in not only driving point to point transitions, but in creating sustainable organizational agility, allowing businesses to sense and respond quickly and effectively to the increasing pace of change. In doing so she takes a holistic approach, embracing required adjustment to prevailing systems, structure, culture and practices. The broad scope and scale of much of her work has demanded a refined understanding of relationship management and the ability to resolve issues and build consensus across many stakeholder groups and cross enterprise teams.
Patti has worked across a diverse range of industries and disciplines including telecommunications, consumer products, financial services, manufacturing, aerospace, and transportation, holding both functional leadership and consulting and portfolio leadership positions throughout her career. She has spanned both strategy and execution positions, leading operational groups within several areas including strategy, finance, project and portfolio management, customer experience and HR/L&D, among others, and has repeatedly achieved multimillion-dollar impact through long and short-range transition programs.