Patrick T. Malone

Patrick T. Malone, a Senior Partner with The PAR Group www.thepargroup.com , has decades of experience in operations, customer service, and sales management. Before joining PAR as a senior consultant in 1989, Patrick worked in a variety of management roles including Vice President - National Sales Manager for American Greetings Corporation and The Scott Companies. As a key member of the PAR team, Patrick has trained and consulted throughout the world with a wide range of organizations including The American Cancer Society, Banfield-The Pet Hospital, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, DuPont, Ft. Dodge Animal Health, Hewlett-Packard, International Securities Exchange, Novell, Sensient Technologies, Siemens Medical, SOLAE, The United Way, and Verizon Wireless. His work with PAR clients has taken him to Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Spain, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Australia, France and China. A frequent speaker at industry, management and bereavement conferences, he has presented and spoken before the Mississippi VMA and the Delaware VMA; the Frontline Forum at American School of International Management; Argosy University; the business schools at Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University; The American Society of Training and Development; and the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, Iowa State University, Louisiana State University, University of Florida, University of Minnesota, Tufts University, Compassionate Friends national and regional conferences. Patrick is the co-author of the new business book Cracking the Code to Leadership http://thepargroup.com/crackingCode.html Educated at John Carroll University, Patrick is a member of the CEO Action Group of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Growth Council, Legislative Committee and the Professional Services Executive Roundtable. He has also served as the National Board President of The Compassionate Friends (TCF), Inc., an international support group for bereaved parents and is a former Trustee of the TCF Foundation. He also serves as President of LMMA Inc. www.looktwicesavealifebumperstickers.com, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to motorcycle safety and awareness and is the host of the weekly radio show "This Week in Blairsville" Patrick served on the National Board of Compassionate Friends (TCF) from 1999-2005. He served as treasurer from 2000-2003, and was President of the TCF board from 2003-2005. Patrick and his wife Kathy reside in Atlanta, Georgia and are the parents of Bryan, Lance (1970-1995), Scott (1971), Sean and Erin(1974) and the grandparents of Shannah, Devin, Riley, Katie and Megan. Patrick may be contacted at ptm4936@aol.com Patrick appeared on the radio show Healing the Grieving Heart to discuss Grief in the Workplace. To listen to his interview with Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley, click on the following link: www.voiceamericapd.com/health/010157/horsley062305.mp3

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Articles:

Does Bereavement End? Deciding That It’s OK to Survive, 19 Dec 2014

Thank You to Compassionate Friends, 01 Jun 2012

Son Sends Signs that He’s Never Far Away, 04 Jan 2012

Bereaved Father Discovers He’s Not Alone, 14 May 2010

Choose Positive Memories During this Season of Hope, 22 Dec 2009

What to Say to a Grieving Person: There’s an App for That, 08 Dec 2009

When an Employee is Grieving the Death of a Child, 14 Sep 2009

Does Grief End? Deciding That It’s OK to Survive, 21 Aug 2009

Grief Goes to Work: Part II, 12 Jun 2009

How Do You Honor Co-Worker on Anniversary of Her Death?, 26 May 2009

Grief Goes to Work: Part One, 26 May 2009

The Importance of ‘Acknowledging’ Those Who are Grieving, 03 Apr 2009

Grief and the Global Economic Challenge, 13 Mar 2009

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 6: Rainbows Above You, 25 Jun 2007

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 5: Measures of Love, 24 Jun 2007

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 4: Grieving Together, 23 Jun 2007

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 3: Asking for Help, 22 Jun 2007

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 2: You Are Not Alone, 21 Jun 2007

Reflections of a Bereaved Dad, Part 1: Transform Misery into Treasured Remembrances, 20 Jun 2007

When an Employee is Grieving the Death of a Child, 15 Jun 2007