Patrick Kleine, DrSc., CPM (2019)

Patrick Kleine is highly accomplished executive with domestic experience in operations, P&L management, multi channel corporate management, strategic positioning, technology development and innovations with both start-up and growth organizations.

Patrick is one of the founding partners of Estoras Corporate Acquisition Group and is responsible for creating annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the board and correlating it with annual operating budgets, developing and monitoring strategies for ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization, developing annual budgets that support operating plans and submits budgets for board approval, and overseeing design, delivery and quality of programs and services.

Prior to Estoras Group Patrick was the founder and managing partner of AfexPM Inc., & Fresh Innovations Group before the merger with Alianz in 2014. Patrick served as CEO and board member of Alianz until the buyout in September 2016. During his tenure as a CEO, Patrick was responsible for 800% growth in revenues.

Patrick is also a founding partner of Opus Venture Fund, Gearbox Digital Marketing, Second Gear Automation Marketing & PM61 Enterprise Consulting; board member of Painted Boat Resort, board member of Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station, founding member of Fortuna Club,  past bridge training officer for Canadian Power Squadron, past vice commodore of GYC, flight officer (ret.) of NATO flight training squadron, and founding member of Canadian Oceanic Research and Exploration dive team.

Patrick is an avid technical diver, alpine snowmobiler, car enthusiast, boat skipper, and airplane pilot. Patrick also enjoys helping organizations with technology challenges.