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Patrick J. Stroh

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Patrick is an executive advisor, coach and president of Mercury Business Advisors (, which provides management advisory services in business strategy, innovation and product development and a Chair with Vistage International. He is also a speaker on business strategy and leadership and author of Business Strategy; Plan, Execute, Win! He currently sits on the board of directors for the Institute of Management Accountants an international organization that serves 75,000 finance professionals worldwide and also for Vail Place, a Minneapolis based agency supporting those with mental illness. He was also recently appointed to serve on the COSO Advisory Board to review the update of the COSO Enterprise Risk Framework.

Stroh holds a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification from the Institute of Management Accountants. Prior to consulting, he most recently held positions within UnitedHealth Group, including chief strategy & innovation officer, client experience officer, president consumer health products, and senior vice president of business strategy. Patrick also writes a column entitled Innovation Elixir™ for the American City Business Journals covering 43 metro markets across the U.S., is an active member of the Prior Lake Rotary Club and is a classically trained chef having studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Minneapolis.



Masters, MBA : University of St. Thomas, Graduate School of Business

BS, Accounting : Minnesota State University-Moorhead