Patrick Ungashick is the CEO 0f NAVIX, which helps business owners plan for and achieve happy exits. The NAVIX system was designed out of experience seeing most business owners struggle to exit on their own terms, achieve financial freedom, and create a sustainable business legacy.
In the field of exit planning, for more than twenty-five years Patrick has provided exit advice and solutions to business owners in a wide variety of industries, from as small as several million in revenues to more than half a billion. Patrick is the author of two books helping business owners prepare for exit: Dance in the End Zone: The Business Owner’s Exit Planning Playbook, and A Tale of Two Owners: Achieving Exit Success Between Business Co-Owners. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Week and other print and radio media. He speaks to several dozen business groups per year on how to achieve successful exits.
Outside of work, even though he cannot juggle nor play a musical instrument, Patrick serves as the Head Clown for the Atlanta Distinguished Clown Corps, a group that since inception has raised more than $1 million for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the C5 Youth Foundation of Atlanta, a five-year leadership and college-readiness program for high-potential teens from challenging situations.
Patrick graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is a fan of St. Louis Cardinals baseball and the University of Georgia football teams. Patrick has three boys, and lives with his wife Maggie in the Atlanta area.