Patrick J. McGinnis, PE, JD, the principal of Strategic Advisory Services LLC, has over 25 years of specialized experience advising management in the formation, growth, and development of business organizations. A registered professional engineer, he holds law and engineering degrees from Temple and Drexel Universities and has completed executive programs in competitive intelligence and mergers and acquisitions at the Emory and Wharton business schools.

Most recently he has consulted to the US Navy in the R&D of advanced machinery systems and is engaged in developing ocean renewable energy technologies as a Technical Adviser to the Ocean Renewable Power Company.