Who We Are
The Infrastructure Company is a boutique consulting firm that specializes solely in the Operations, Finance, and Technology needs of Growth Companies and leading edge Non-Profit organizations. We are the Leader in helping companies not yet at the stage for Fortune 1000, large international consulting firms.
We’re strategy and efficiency experts. We provide Performant Assessments, Accounting Department Assessments and Operational Assessments for our clients in which we assess, design and implement systems and processes for your Current Business that are scalable, which lay the foundation to help you grow to your next business stage and take your company to the next level.
The Infrastructure Company’s COO & CFO Outsourced™ services provide shared/fractional/part-time COOs & CFOs for clients. We do all the things a CFO would typically do for a fixed monthly fee, depending on the volume of business activity and scope of work all while providing our client with access to high-level talent & experience that they otherwise wouldn’t obtain or afford. We specialize in COO and CFO work for Growth Companies and Non-Profits.
We’re also Cash Flow & Inventory Experts and we’re in the business of “Putting More Money in Your Pocket.” We have extensive experience with maximizing Cash Flow, AR, Inventory, and credit availability. Our Cash Flow Optimizer™ approach assesses, analyzes and discovers cash flow weaknesses, leaks, and inefficiencies in your business. Additionally, our process will allow you to understand your cash position, cash burn and gives you critical Analytics & Reporting to manage your Cash Flow on a daily basis. Our approach allows you to maximize your gross margins, profitability and the amount of cash available to you as an owner. You’ll get immediate action steps to take control of your money.
Let us help you grow revenue and maximize your Profits and Cash Flow.
Who advises the under-served growth companies who crave the same expertise as the big guys? We do. We're The Infrastructure Company and we offer big firm strategy & expertise at a boutique firm size and accessibility.
Welcome to The Infrastructure Company
I wanted to personally Welcome you to our firm and introduce myself. I’m Patrick Mixon and I’m the Managing Partner here at The Infrastructure Company.
While you’ve learned about How our Firm can Help you and What We Offer, I wanted to take a moment and let you know that if there is anything we can do for you, any questions you might still have, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are a small firm of individuals and network of professionals but we pride ourselves on providing extreme value to our clients.
We’d love the opportunity to chat with you further and see if we can help you.
Our Managing Partner’s Background
With a firm belief that customer satisfaction should be the cornerstone of the company’s business philosophy, Patrick M. Mixon founded The Infrastructure Company in 2004.
Since then, he has been consulting consumer product based, technology & retail companies as well as leading Non-Profit organizations helping them grow & improve not only their businesses but their operations. The Infrastructure’s primary focus is in accounting, finance & operations all with technology underlying those areas.
Mr. Mixon has been a problem solver all his life and he believes “Results Really Do Matter.”
Prior to founding ICO, Mr. Mixon was the CEO of Shorty’s Skateboards & Snowboards, a $20 million dollar Action Sports company. He ran all company operations including Sales, Marketing, Brand Management, Team Sponsorship, Operations, Finance and Accounting. He grew the company from $12m to $20m, going beyond its core skate niche and extending the brand into more mass-market channels including retailers Pacific Sunwear, Zumiez & Tilly’s.
Prior to Shorty’s, Mr. Mixon was Vice President of Finance and Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Global Brand Marketing, Inc., the holding and brand management company of global consumer product footwear brands Diesel Footwear, XOXO and Mecca Footwear. He joined the company in its infancy and guided it to over $140 million in annual sales after three years. At GBMI, Mr. Mixon did what he does best: brought core infrastructure of operations and finance to a rapidly growing company allowing it to achieve and execute its strategic objectives.
Prior to joining GBMI, Mr. Mixon, as Director of Operations, headed up the global day to day operations of a publicly traded Internet and computer software company, MetaCreations. At this company, Mr. Mixon brought the common-sense, big picture approach that he brings to everything he does. At MetaCreations, he was responsible for all manufacturing, distribution, customer service, technical support and international operations.
Mr. Mixon began his career in consulting and public accounting at KPMG as a CPA.
Mr. Mixon also mentors and coaches Business Owners and Executives on improving their Time Management, Organization, Delegation, Conducting Meetings and Making Decision skills. He is the founder of Executive Training Camp, the place the Pros go to raise their game to the next level. Visit that site at: www.ExecTrainingCamp.com.
Mr. Mixon is married and splits time between Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC. He loves playing and watching basketball and is an avid reader.
Our Mission: Core Values & Principles
The Infrastructure Company’s singular goal is to “Put More Money in Owner’s Pockets.”
Our mission is to provide our clients with a proven approach and methodology to maximize their operations and profits. We provide our clients with the knowledge, organizational systems and skills required to manage operational processes that and maximize the cost and performance of its infrastructure. Our proven methods create strategic competitive advantages for our clients. Integrity and confidentiality are paramount to everything we do.
We believe integrity and reputation are ever-lasting. And, being an independent, neutral advisor in our “outsider” role allows us to “tell it like it is” and bring value to you and your business.
Our main goal is to improve not just the businesses of our clients, but their lives. We want to make your life easier. And, we want you to Gain Back Time for the things that really matter in your life.
Finally, maybe most importantly, we believe “life’s supposed to be fun!”