Patricia Ramsay leads the Operations team at LEVICK, including Finance, IT, HR, Office Management, and organizational effectiveness. Previously, she served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. During her tenure, Ms. Ramsay has overseen the growth and expansion of the firm, enhanced financial stability and due diligence for acquisitions, and reinforced the firm’s culture and values through improved HR programs and practices.
Ms. Ramsay is an inherent problem-solver who, throughout her career, has effectively communicated early warnings to executive management, identified and blocked financial transactions that would adversely impact profitability, improved operational and financial processes, and stabilized work teams. She has a proven track record with a number of top professional services firms in the Washington, D.C. area, both in single entity and multi-layered environments.
Ms. Ramsay enjoys more than 20 years of experience in finance and operations for professional services firms. Prior to joining LEVICK, she oversaw local finance, information technology and facilities management for the D.C. office of a global public relations firm. During Ms. Ramsay’s tenure, office revenue increased nearly 50 percent with a net addition of 47 employees in fewer than two years.
In another prior capacity, Ms. Ramsay had financial oversight responsibility for 12 regional offices of a marquee national accounting and tax advisory services firm. She implemented the region’s first uniform summary financial management reporting package, developed forecast models for regional revenue projections, and designed a pilot program of accountability and controls for accounts receivable and business unit management.
Serving in a senior financial role for an international business consulting firm, Ms. Ramsay handled complex financial issues affecting operations in Moscow, London, and Mexico City. As CFO for a D.C. based law firm, she served as a key player on a strategic merger team during a multi-practice law firm acquisition. Ms. Ramsay is additionally skilled in staff management and the integration of new personnel during critical growth periods.