Pedro J. Lopez-Baldrich is passionate about the people he works with and the intersections of their vision, success, lives and overall well-being. He is described as a conscious advisor who gets you, your vision and will help you create a path to execution and profitability.
He understands that every day brings a gauntlet of new challenges and opportunities – you need presence, firm grounding and equanimity to lead and innovate effectively. Otherwise, emotional impulse trumps your focus, IQ and instincts, and your edge will dull, energy is wasted and unproductive patterns develop.
Pedro J. advises through a comprehensive and unique spectrum of experience and diverse client base, including Fortune 50-500 companies and start-ups.
He has shepherded the legal and business operations of two hyper-growth companies (Patagonia and Burton Snowboards) and as Interim CEO navigated the Board and stakeholders of a publicly listed clean-tech company. He gets remaining focused with equanimity while executing and managing dynamic and tense relationships. He’s been through the fire in some of the toughest, fast paced and rewarding environments.
He has transformed 18 years of business and legal background into providing business services to various industries – Interim CEO of a public clean-tech company, seven years with Patagonia as General Counsel and VP of Operations, Counsel with Burton Snowboards, Attorney for the global law firm Blank Rome, and positions with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and New York Stock Exchange.
With over 12 years of Board leadership and membership experience, his guidance is pragmatic and results driven. This experience is coupled with over 14 years advising founder and mission driven companies (private and public), including Legacy Planning and preserving unique values for future generations.
He is a senior executive with extensive leadership and technical experience within the international, legal, technology, operational, E-commerce, retail, manufacturing, IP, brand, M&A, sustainability, consumer, private and public company sectors.
He grew up traveling the world, living extensively in Europe and the US, and traveling for business and pleasure to Asia, Europe, Central and South America and the Middle East. He brings a multicultural perspective and a multifaceted understanding of your business.
His passion for the people he works with and the outdoors anchors him daily. His greatest joy is the time he shares with his wife and inspiration, Catherine, and their children.