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Turnaround expert: Communication key to solutions during COVID-19 crisis

Turnaround expert: Communication key to solutions during COVID-19 crisis

March 27, 2020

As published by Karen Dybris, Corp! Magazine It’s a tough question: What should you do when a business you’ve worked with in the past posts a fund-raising campaign for its staff or operations on social media? Or consider this one:… Continue Reading  

Podcast: Turnaround consultant Pat O’Keefe’s strategies for business survival during coronavirus upheaval

Podcast: Turnaround consultant Pat O’Keefe’s strategies for business survival during coronavirus upheaval

March 24, 2020

Veteran metro Detroit business turnaround consultant Pat O’Keefe said Friday that if the coronavirus outbreak keeps the Detroit 3 automakers’ assembly plants idle until mid-April, Michigan runs the risk of “slipping into a depression.” “For every week that we are… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe  with Mark S. Lee

Pat O’Keefe with Mark S. Lee

March 20, 2020

Pat O’Keefe joined Mark S. Lee on “In the Conference Room”, Sunday, March 22nd at 11am. They discussed economic relief programs being offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration and from a turnaround expert on how you should financially prepare for… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe on WPHM

Pat O’Keefe on WPHM

March 20, 2020

Pat O’Keefe, Founder and CEO of O’Keefe, discusses ways businesses can navigate the COVID-19 crisis with Paul Miller on WPHM. “Our goal is to make sure our business owners have as much liquidity as they can get their hands on.”… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe on how businesses can navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Pat O’Keefe on how businesses can navigate the COVID-19 crisis

March 20, 2020

Pat O’Keefe, Founder and CEO of O’Keefe, discusses ways for businesses to navigate the COVID-19 crisis on Fox 2 News on March 19, 2020.

Pat O’Keefe on the Craig Fahle Show

Pat O’Keefe on the Craig Fahle Show

March 19, 2020

Patrick O’Keefe, Founder and CEO of O’Keefe, joined Craig Fahle for his daily podcast to discuss the practical things that businesses can do during this crisis.  

Art Van to Close Furniture Stores In at Least 5 States

Art Van to Close Furniture Stores In at Least 5 States

March 9, 2020

By Corey Williams, The Associated Press Art Van Furniture will close all company-owned stores in at least five states as the retailer heads toward liquidation after more than 60 years in business. Liquidation sales are expected to start Friday, according… Continue Reading  

How Art Van went from a retail juggernaut to a house afire

How Art Van went from a retail juggernaut to a house afire

March 9, 2020

As published in Crain’s Detroit Business Art Van began its final sale Friday. The Warren-based retailer’s sudden announcement that it would wind down operations comes only three years after its late founder, Art Van Elslander, sold the company to a… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe on WDIV Local 4 News

Pat O’Keefe on WDIV Local 4 News

March 6, 2020

Pat O’Keefe on WDIV Local 4 News at 6 — March 5, 2020 Warren-based furniture chain Art Van Furniture is planning to close all stores in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Ohio. Turnaround expert Patrick O’Keefe told Local 4 he… Continue Reading  

Robust Mergers & Acquisitions Market Ahead

Robust Mergers & Acquisitions Market Ahead

February 17, 2020

Even with recent banner years, experts say 2020 looks strong As published by Matt Jachman, Corp! Magazine Mergers and acquisitions activity remained robust in 2019, even after the two preceding “banner years,” one of which saw a record number of… Continue Reading