Managing Partner - Anna Prata JD
Ms. Prata is a senior executive with 19 years of experience in both fortune 500 corporations and start-ups. With extensive experience in business model restructuring, distressed environments, operational turnaround, finance, cultural transformation, cash flow management, risk mitigation, as well as process and performance improvement, Ms. Prata has successfully re-built teams and lead organizations resulting in increased profits, revenue and growth.
Working both domestically and internationally, Ms. Prata has a strong talent for building teams that successfully exceed goals. She has had responsibility for international growth and operations, pioneered techniques for business development in Europe. She has successfully restructured, lead change and integration initiatives for both companies and business units within companies. One of Ms. Prata’s exceptional skills is her strategic vision and the ability to understand a company, the market and the industry trends quickly; set a vision and drive the strategy and tactics to accomplish the vision in a timely manner.
With a strong educational background in law, Ms. Prata is an expert in contract negotiation and facilitation and has a history of increasing overall deal value during this process.
Anna has held titles including: Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer (Interim), Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Vice President of Sales, Vice President Strategy, Sales and Operations, Vice President of Sales, General Manager, Director or Global Program Management, Director of Global Sales and Director of International Sales and business development.
Ms. Prata’s experience includes cultural change, organizational restructuring, and growth initiatives structured to shorten complex sales cycles, create new revenue streams, and strategic business development focused on taking companies into new markets, and rapidly positioning them for liquidity events. Ms. Prata is called upon for performance of due diligence for assets and entities for acquisition, as well as risk mitigation and cash flow management for restarts or companies in distress. Anna has merger, acquisition, and fund raising experience as well as entity and asset divestiture. Ms. Prata has a broad and deep experience in numerous industries including infrastructure software, food, oil and gas, financial services, retail, managed business services, manufacturing, printing, professional services, call-center, real-estate, green and sustainable development, and automotive. Anna’s other responsibilities and successes include, corporate re-branding and positioning, compliance, customer care and product management.
Ms. Prata received her undergraduate degree in Public Administration from Seattle University and her Law degree from The University of Puget Sound School of Law. In addition, Ms. Prata is a skilled and credentialed mediator and certified arbitrator. Additional training includes: Crisis management. Engineering/technical: Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Oracle Financials, Manufacturing, Inventory. ETRM, SolArc, ZEMA, PCSpan. Prata is a skeleton athlete and a member of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, Member Alberta Skeleton Association