Who Is Patrick Ludwick


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Patrick Ludwick was born and raised in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He comes from a very hard-working and humble family. Patrick is a seasoned professional with a rich and diverse background marked by exceptional achievements in various domains. With over 30 years of International Brand Building, he has been a driving force in the success of numerous ventures, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, where he has garnered extensive experience. His influence extends from USA to, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia. A lifetime of impactful involvement.

Patrick’s proficiency spans across multiple areas, including Start-up Management, Quality Assurance Management, Program/Project Management, Educational Management, and International NGO Creation. His contributions have not only been limited to the corporate sector but have also made a significant impact on the non-profit arena. He has successfully initiated, expanded, and managed various non-profit organizations, demonstrating expertise in Funding & Management.

Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
Patrick’s career started early making (pretending to make) business calls at the age of two.
Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
1991 was a great year for Patrick, he made his first magazine cover for the founder and President of Auto Critic of America.

In the realm of International Franchise Sales/Marketing Management, Patrick’s strategic acumen is evident in the growth and success of several international franchise brands. His role in the Corporate Restructuring and Change Management processes showcases his ability to navigate and lead transformations.

Patrick Ludwick’s career highlights include serving as the Managing Director at MENA Franchise Advisors, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Washington, DC. In this role, he not only provided franchise advisement but also raised over $300,000,000 for various start-ups. His portfolio includes renowned brands like Auto Critic, Laser Charge, Anoosh, Baby Burger, PaniPiatto, and the master franchise owners of Papa Johns, Dairy Queen, Avis, Costa Coffee, among others, under the Jawad Group.

Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
From a play phone to a real mobile phone, Patrick never stops enjoying people.
Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
As a teenager Patrick wanted to see the world so he did, joining the US Navy at the age of 17. He was very fortunate to have visited 22 countries during my enlistment.

As the Director/Professor of the Entrepreneur Program at Kent State/King Saud Universities, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Patrick designed and managed a multi-million-dollar education program, fostering innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among first-year university students. He co-managed a significant $600,000,000 development grant fund and co-founded the first university entrepreneur incubator and nationwide business plan competition.

During his tenure as the Director/Professor of Special Programs at Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar, Patrick created and managed international partnerships and education programs, focusing on entrepreneurship and franchising. His advisory role extended to the board of directors and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.

Patrick’s global footprint is further emphasized by his Senior Strategy Consultant role at Management Recruiters International, Manama, Bahrain, where he was the highest-producing Senior Management Consultant, serving clients throughout the MENA region.

His accomplishments in Corporate Communications, Operations Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship reflect a career characterized by innovation, leadership, and success. Patrick Ludwick is not only an entrepreneur and business expert but also a dedicated educator who has imparted his knowledge at esteemed institutions globally.

In addition to his professional achievements, Patrick actively contributes to social causes. His involvement in establishing micro-lending programs, crafting handicraft programs, and leading disaster relief efforts in various countries underscores his commitment to making a positive impact on the world.

Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
These are my best entrepreneur masters degree students in Saudi Arabia.
Patrick Ludwick - Business Coach
This photo was taken October 2005 right after one of the worse earthquakes to hit the Kashmir region of Pakistan and India killing and injuring thousands of people. Patrick spent 6 months managing the recovery efforts.

Patrick Ludwick’s journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence, a passion for entrepreneurship, and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.


you can count on me:

Real Experience:

Many consultants & coach’s talk the talk, but few have walked the walk.

I’ve not only started businesses from scratch but, nurtured them to thrive across multiple locations. My knowledge is not just theoretical; it’s rooted in tangible successes.

Personal Connection:

I refuse to treat you as just another project. For me, business is personal.

I invest my heart into understanding you and your business, forging a genuine connection that goes beyond coaching sessions. Your success is my success, and I’m committed to nurturing that bond.

Lifelong Partnership:

My aim isn't to be just a coach; it's to be a lifelong friend and partner in your journey.

Hundreds of fruitful business relationships worldwide stand as a testament to this ethos. When you work with me, you gain not just a coach but a trusted ally for life.

Reach out to me. Share your story. I selectively work with a handful of clients at a time, ensuring dedicated attention and personalized support. With me, you won’t get handed off to a subordinate—I’ll be your guide, your confidant, your friend, every step of the way. Let’s embark on this journey together.

Out of 5

Best Business Coach Ever

Thank you for your inspiring, relieving, insightful and energizing session! You opened up valuable new perspectives on my current situation. 

John Oliver