The best way to learn is from someone ahead of you. But many senior executives and higher-level people won’t openly share what led to their success with you.

Some are scared you’ll take their jobs, some might not even know what got them where they are, and others - might feel like you have to figure it all out on your own. But I don’t agree with this philosophy.


I'm Dr. Pat Horton

I am a Vice President of Program Management, a College Professor, member of Vistage Executive Coaching Group, Veteran with 3 combat tours and a Purple Heart.

I hold professional Certifications with PMI to include PMP, PgMP, PfMP, and ISC2 to include CISSP plus several others. I hold a Doctorate in Management, MBA, and Bachelors in IT. I’ve made six figures per year for the past 16 years, and I’m on track to keep making a lot more than that for the rest of my life.


Who I Help

New College Graduates

New College Graduates

If you just graduated college and want to maximize your income while maximizing impact and meaning - I will show you how.

Military to Private Sector Transition

Military to Private Sector

If you’re looking to make the transition from the military to the private sector - or to a completely unrelated career - I will show you how.

IT Manager to Project Manager

IT Manager to PM

If you’re an IT manager and you know the next step for you is transitioning to a PM position, but you don’t quite know how - I will show you how.

Unfulfilling Job to Highly Paid Career

Unfulfilling Job to Highly Paid Career

If you’re working in an unfulfilling job and not earning the money you deserve, I will show you how to get to 6-figures faster than you ever thought possible.

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My Story

My international career started in 1998 out of the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. As a Senior in High School, my grades began to slip, and I was losing focus.

Like many other young people, I had a bad case of  "Senior-itis." I failed an English class, my grades were slipping, my GPA dropped, and my acceptance to Sacramento State University was revoked.

After High School I was lost, and had no real purpose in life. That is until my best friend's mom stepped in. She told me she worked as a private contractor installing home pc networks in the San Francisco Bay Area. She then showed me a check for $4K for an installation that she completed over the weekend.

That's the day my life changed. I was intrigued and wanted to learn more about what she did and how she had earned so much money in just a short period.


Why I Do It

After a near death experience in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom, I was stuck in bed with broken ribs and a collapsing torso. All I could do was lie there and think about my life. The doctor walked in, took one look at me, and walked away because he didn’t think I would make it.

As I laid there I realized that for the past 22 years of my life I was just skating by and letting the wind take me where it may in all areas of my life. I was not living up to my potential and I wasn’t someone who my family could be proud of.

In early 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, I realized that the methods I used for career success could help others like me who wanted the same but didn’t grow up with the framework to make it happen. So I made it my mission to help as many people as possible create a career development plan and a better life for themselves and their families.



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