Gary W. Patterson, CPA, MBA known internationally as The Fiscal Doctor(r), assists leaders uncover their blind spots in time so that they can make better decisions, helping companies to dramatically accelerate both their top and bottom line improvements. He can be dropped anywhere in the world and quickly diagnose problems-before they show up on the balance sheet. Gary is the author of Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health. Gary successfully negotiated over 25 M&A transactions with a market value exceeding $390 million. Gary holds an MBA in Finance and Operations from Stanford, a BBA in Accounting from the University of Mississippi, and is a Big 4 CPA.