Welcome to the Patina Nation

  • Patina Nation is the leading community for executives to earn, learn, share and connect.


Patina Nation welcomes executives that are:

  • Working as independent consultants or business advisors
  • Working as fractional or interim executives
  • Working in traditional “full-time” jobs for corporate America
  • In transition looking for their next traditional job

There are many reasons to join Patina Nation including:

  • Working on challenging projects or taking on interim leadership roles for Patina clients
  • Coaching and mentoring for Patina client employees
  • Connecting and networking with other independent consultants, like you, around the USA
  • And so much more in terms of resources, enrichment, knowledge, support and tools

At Patina Nation – we want you to be the best independent executive possible – whether you are working for yourself, working for Patina or even working for our competitors.


Group Medical Plan

We all know a good medical insurance plan can be difficult to find when you are working on your own.  Patina Nation is pleased to offer its members the opportunity to apply for enrollment in a competitively-priced and high-quality group medical plan that leverages the combined purchasing power of thousands of independent consultants and workers.


Patina Nation 401(k)

As an independent consultant, you may have limited ways to save for retirement and the cost of doing something on your own can get expensive.

Patina has teamed with well-known industry providers to offer access to our high-quality, competitively-priced Patina Nation 401(k) plan for you and your spouse. It is available to you as a member of Patina Nation even if you have not worked for Patina on any projects or engagements.

Professional Development

We want you to be the best independent consultant you can be, whether it is working for Patina, working for yourself or even working for our competitors. We’ve lined up a number of professional development programs and webinars to help you continue to grow in your career. You can attend one or all of them at no charge.

LinkedIn Marketing

LinkedIn is a great networking tool to grow your business and establish yourself as a thought leader. Patina Nation has teamed up with LinkedIn experts to help you do this.

Website Development

Creating a simple but powerful website for your consulting business is a smart way to find new clients. Let us help present you to the marketplace in the best light possible. Services are available for a modest development fee.

Marketing Resources & Administration

If you worked in Corporate America – you’ve likely always had access to a marketing department with a wealth of capabilities. Our marketing resources will assist you in always communicating and presenting to your audiences in a clear, effective, and professional way.

Patina Lifestyle

Living the Patina Lifestyle – it can be an exciting, enriching, and sometimes complicated time in our lives. We plan to offer webinars, programs, and more to help you in your personal journey.

Executive Introduction Program

Patina greatly values introductions to sitting executives – you can earn money for helping us meet key leaders you know well.

Talent Bulletins

Even as rich as the talent is in Patina Nation – sometimes we need to go outside Patina Nation to find the right resource for a particular client need. If you refer a person that is selected as the right resource as outlined in a specific Talent Bulletin – we will happily pay you a talent referral fee.

Executive Talent Partner

Learn about opportunities in the lucrative executive search industry.

Click for details on Patina’s Executive Talent Partner Program.

Specific Opportunity Referrals

Patina is willing to reward you with significant commissions if you refer a specific client opportunity/need to us and we win the deal. This may be for a project you learn about where you do not want to or cannot do the work – or to fill an open executive or managerial position you become aware of.

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