Patricia A. Lynch, BSChE, MBA brings unique qualifications to court reporters who seek alternative continuing education options. She has over 30 years of expertise in consulting, marketing, finance, engineering, political lobbying and holistic health.
Ms. Lynch's mission is to uphold the values of the court reporting profession and to respect the needs of the individual reporter by providing continuing education courses that are informative, economical and convenient.
Continuing Education Experience
Patricia began offering continuing education seminars for court reporters in 2002 at the behest of her sister, who is a court reporter in Chicago, Illinois. In 2004 she began offering distance learning courses to court reporters to provide a convenient, economical and interesting alternative to live seminars. Ms. Lynch has acquired hundreds of satisfied court reporter customers since 2002.
Ms. Lynch completed a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Distinction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MBA with Specialization in Finance at the University of Chicago and a 2-year certificate in whole health education from the National Institute of Whole Health headquartered in Wellesley, MA. She also completed a number of educational seminars in diverse areas ranging from advanced statistics, mathematical modeling and use of specialized computer software to holistic healing techniques.
For 13 years Ms. Lynch operated a business-to-business management consulting firm in Chicago, during which time she completed over 200 consulting projects encompassing product positioning, new product development, market intelligence, litigation support and strategic planning support. Many clients were senior executives of Fortune 500 firms in aerospace, automotive and automotive safety, food packaging, specialty and commodity chemicals, construction equipment and products, pharmaceuticals and industry trade organizations. In addition to acquiring expertise in many industries, Ms. Lynch also surmounted the challenges of starting, building and managing a small business including financial planning, legal and accounting issues, use of technology and personnel management.
Ms. Lynch founded an NASD-registered broker-dealer and held a number of securities licenses as both principal and representative.
Ms. Lynch was a political lobbyist in Washington D.C. in the 1980s when she obtained congressional support for a variety of energy and environmental technologies through the development of cooperative efforts between federal agencies, state governments and private industry.
Early in her career Ms. Lynch worked in a technical capacity in the steel, alternative energy and environmental technology industries.