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Economist says vaccine is the key to revival of economy – but it might not happen until 2022

Economist says vaccine is the key to revival of economy – but it might not happen until 2022

February 18, 2021

Dr. Andrew Malec was interviewed by Roop Raj, television anchor at Fox2 Detroit, on the economic outlook in 2021 and 2022 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are a lot of folks, especially the elderly, that are not… Continue Reading  

O’Keefe’s Missions & Visions with Andrew Malec

O’Keefe’s Missions & Visions with Andrew Malec

January 7, 2021

As published in Michigan Lawyers Weekly Q. What is your area of practice? A. I am the Practice Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property (“IP”) Group and the firm’s Chief Economist. I specialize in utilizing my economics and statistical background… Continue Reading  

Pandemic cements move to remote work, automation; more stimulus needed

Pandemic cements move to remote work, automation; more stimulus needed

December 23, 2020

As published by Mark Sanchez, MiBiz John Ruther joined the Grand Rapids office of O’Keefe Consulting LLC in July as managing director. The company, based in Bloomfield Hills, offers a range of services including turnaround and restructuring consulting, corporate finance and… Continue Reading  

Andiamo owners call for compromise, but not to defy government

Andiamo owners call for compromise, but not to defy government

December 3, 2020

As published by Melody Baetens, the Detroit News Financial consultant and turnaround advisor Patrick O’Keefe told The Detroit News it’s good that these restaurants are banning together and going to the government directly. “I think that strategically, the Michigan Restaurant… Continue Reading  

Best & Worst States: How Michigan Keeps Advancing

Best & Worst States: How Michigan Keeps Advancing

August 3, 2020

As published by Dale Buss, chiefexecutive.net Business leaders are pursuing entrepreneurs while also leveraging historical advantages of engineering and manufacturing talent. The piece below is part of Chief Executive‘s annual Best & Worst States for Business ranking. Read the full report.  In… Continue Reading  

Business Turnarounds and How to Prevent Hackers

Business Turnarounds and How to Prevent Hackers

July 20, 2020

Pat O’Keefe joined R. J. King on the DBusiness podcast, How to Grow Your Business, on Monday July 20, 2020 to discuss business turnarounds. Listen to the podcast here.

Buy-In, Sellout

Buy-In, Sellout

July 2, 2020

Pat O’Keefe shared his knowledge of family businesses with Norm Sinclair for the DBusiness July-August 2020 cover story about Art Van. “Pat O’Keefe, founder and CEO of O’Keefe, a financial consulting and turnaround expert firm in Bloomfield Hills, says when… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe talks retail with Roop Raj

Pat O’Keefe talks retail with Roop Raj

June 1, 2020

Pat O’Keefe talks to Roop Raj at Fox 2 about retail as stores plan to open back up. “630,000 retail stores have temporarily shut down because of COVID-19… hundreds are likely to close for good.”

Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities for retail

Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities for retail

May 28, 2020

As Detroit area retail prepares to reopen next week, WWJ’s Brooke Allen sought perspectives from Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities. Listen here.

Feldman Report – Reopening the Economy

Feldman Report – Reopening the Economy

May 20, 2020

Murray Feldman used stats provided by Pat O’Keefe in The Feldman Report today on WWJ News Radio.  Listen to the clip to hear Murray’s report on reopening the Michigan economy.