Philip A. LaRiviere

PACES, LLC provides training and consulting solutions to help people work together most effectively and productively in today’s team-oriented environment. A highly decorated Vietnam War veteran, Phil has over forty years of experience as a senior executive in the financial services, manufacturing and consulting fields. His career encompasses senior level assignments in the areas of corporate finance, investment banking, manufacturing operations, sales and marketing, and strategic corporate development.

Phil served as CEO, COO or senior level executive of several publicly-held corporations, and as a member of the Boards of Directors.

He successfully guided executive teams in effecting turnarounds, finalized Initial Public Offerings, and spearheaded more than 100 significant acquisitions, financings and strategic alliances during his tenure in those roles.

Phil shares his theoretical and practical background with executives at all levels during PACES, LLC workshops and consulting engagements. Examples of recent major strategic assessment and tactical implementation projects include initiatives at Bank of America, William M. Mercer/Marsh Inc., OWP&P Architects, Aon Corporation, Golub & Company, Wisconsin Energies, Huron Consulting Group, The John Buck Co, The SmithGroup Architects and Baird & Company, among others.

With Phil’s skills being put into practice, the generation of a variety of pragmatic solutions occurs. He then actively facilitates the group(s) to implement the most effective and useful strategies for use by the client company.

Phil has earned BS and BA degrees from Marquette University in Economics and French. His Masters graduate work was accomplished at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where he specialized in Finance and Marketing. At DePaul University he completed post-graduate work in Taxation. Phil has been a General Securities Principal and Licensed Registered Representative with the NASD over the years.

He also served for several years as a lecturer in corporate finance at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He has conducted seminars in merger and acquisition, asset-based financing, and profit center development/re-engineering within University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Michigan State University, and Notre Dame University Graduate School of Business Executive Programs.



These testimonials are from senior level managers that PACES, LLC executives have worked with for approximately five to fifteen years…

Contact Phil LaRiviere
Phone: 224.307.2466