A Guide to Outsourcing Your Firm’s Legal Back Office Tasks

A Guide to Outsourcing Your Firm’s Legal Back Office Tasks

Boutique firms and solo legal practitioners may quickly get overwhelmed with the minutiae of running a law firm. They may need help taking care of current clients or attracting new ones. Is your day eaten away with data entry, client intake, or other office tasks instead of practicing law? Then, consider the benefits of outsourced […]

What Can an Amazon Virtual Assistant Do for Your Business?

What Can an Amazon Virtual Assistant Do for Your Business

Launching your e-commerce business is an exciting time, especially if you’re able to offer your product listings on Amazon’s website. An Amazon listing can get you in front of new customers around the world. If you leverage your Amazon store right, you may see exponential growth. Many new e-commerce business owners may not realize that […]

Why to Hire a Virtual Legal Assistant

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According to U.S. News & World Report, lawyering is among the most stressful professions. Attorneys often experience stress due to long hours and substantial professional responsibilities. That’s not to say being an attorney must involve unreasonable levels of stress. One of the most effective ways to guard against stress in this profession is to delegate […]

Ten Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Virtual Assistant

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Thriving in the real estate industry requires putting in the work. That doesn’t mean you need to manage all aspects of your real estate business on your own. You may need additional help as your business grows. However, you might be unable to justify the cost of hiring new employees just yet. Hiring a real […]

Should I Hire A Virtual Assistant for Airbnb?

an outsourced airbnb virtual assistant working on booking airbnb guests for a property

Running an Airbnb business involves many responsibilities. Whether this is a side gig or your main source of income, you might lack the time to handle all these duties alone. You don’t have to. Consider hiring a virtual assistant for Airbnb business owners. Doing so may simplify your life while also helping you make a […]

Signs It’s Time To Outsource Your Accounting

a business owner working on her accounting wondering if she should outsource her accounting tasks

Handling your own accounting duties may be necessary when starting a business. As a small business owner, you might not have employees to delegate tasks to. That changes as your business grows. Perhaps you’re reaching a stage when you’ll no longer be able to stay on top of accounting work alone. You don’t need to […]

Six Reasons to Outsource Your Bookkeeping

an offshore virtual assistant performing bookkeeping tasks for a company in the usa

Bookkeeping plays an essential role in the financial health of any business. It allows a business owner to track their cash flow, helping them make informed business decisions. You can potentially handle your bookkeeping needs alone when first starting a business. However, as your business grows and bookkeeping tasks become more time-consuming, you may need […]

Nine Outsourcing Examples And Their Benefits

3 business owners looking at examples of tasks they can outsource to virtual assistants

Outsourcing is a cost-effective way for many enterprises to have a competitive advantage. It involves hiring an outside individual or professional company to conduct certain business operations. This business practice can help your company access high-quality talent without adding to your overhead, save money, and offer more comprehensive services to clients. Some outsourcing examples include: […]

Ten Types of Virtual Assistants That Can Enhance Your Business

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Start-ups, small business owners, and entrepreneurs can all benefit from virtual assistant services. These professionals typically work remotely, helping you with anything from filing paperwork online and other administrative tasks to making travel arrangements or performing specialized professional services. When you engage a virtual assistant, you can benefit from a larger hiring pool than you’d […]

How Startups Are Using Virtual Assistants

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Running a startup means you wear multiple hats, and your priorities are constantly shifting. Keeping tabs on each task needed to get your fledgling company up and functioning is challenging. It’s not unusual for important tasks to get neglected, as each new priority requires your time and attention. Virtual assistants for startups can help in […]

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Pat has built a long and varied career across multiple areas. He graduated with a BS in Finance from Arizona State University and got his start in the business world as a healthcare consultant for some of the largest hospitals in the world, including St. Luke’s Episcopal in Houston, TX and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.

Pat then ventured into the banking industry, gaining vast knowledge of all facets of commercial and retail lending. Following this, Pat built on his depth of sales skills and worked as an enterprise representative, selling Oracle applications and software implementations to Fortune 500 companies, as well as he had the opportunity to represent an accounting firm focused on the implementation of Sarbanes Oxley regulations.

In 2004, Pat started his own real estate development and management company. Over the years he developed and managed multiple commercial properties throughout Arizona and Texas. It was then that Pat sought out the resources of third party outsourcers for many support functions of his business and grew to understand how important these operations were to the success of his own company.

Pat believes the key to his success has been choosing to build his businesses with strong partners. “The one thing I am certain of is that businesses are only as solid as the teams that build them. You have to trust and genuinely believe in the people you put in front of your customers. It’s my commitment that Peak’s partnership with your business will be one you can depend on”.