serves as the President at the Paterson Center. David’s work focuses on leading the strategic vision, shaping the communication to inspire and help our clients, and scaling the Paterson Process to help many more people and teams around the world. David lives with his wife and 4 children in Fort Collins, CO. Born and raised in England, David has a BA from Oxford and an MA from Yale.
serves as VP of Guide Development. Erik helps to develop culture and talent within the Paterson Tribe of Guides as we honor the legacy of Tom Paterson by serving our clients with excellence, courage, and humility. Erik is a Guide of the Paterson Process, including Paterson LifePlan, and Paterson StratOp. He is passionate about bringing that clarity and purpose to others by coaching and guiding individuals, couples, and organizations in the discovery and execution of perspective-driven truth.
serves as Co-Founder, Chief Visionary Officer, and Master Guide at Paterson. Pete has guided over 900 individuals and hundreds of organizations through the Paterson Process over the last 20+ years. He started guiding Otter Products through the Process when they were at $6MM, and has continued with them through their growth to a $1BN+ company, to which they attribute much of that growth to StratOp. Pete now dedicates his time to working with clients, developing guides, innovating on the process, and creating content to help many more people experience the profound impact of the Paterson Process. Pete lives with his wife Janet in Louisville, CO. They have 2 grown kids, both married, and a growing tribe of grandchildren.
serves as VP of Growth at Paterson. Her contribution includes helping us guide, collect, and design content and ideas to engage with our audience and grow the impact of our clients. Additionally, DeAnza helps to communicate the external voice of the customer to bring the Paterson processes to life on a global scale. DeAnza is an exceptional Guide of the Paterson Process and specializes in LifePlan. DeAnza is a People Optimizer, her passion is to come alongside others, coaching and encouraging them to live out the full potential of who they are created to be.
serves as the Creative Lead of Guide Experience. Kim applies her gifts and talents to supporting, resourcing, and equipping our world-class tribe of Guides with everything they need to provide clients with a unique and premium experience.
serves as Coordinator and Transcriptionist for Paterson. Melissa provides exceptional service to our Clients and Guides ensuring that our strategic planning work is captured and shared in a secure and expedient way. Melissa manages our team of transcribers and oversees the entire transcription process.
serves as VP of Product at Paterson. He works to create innovative expressions of the Paterson Process, to reach a lot more people and teams. He also focused on key strategic initiatives within Paterson. Michael serves as a Guide of the Paterson Process, in both LifePlan and StratOp.