Roger Patkin is founder and principal of Next Generation Group, LLC, a leadership consultancy, and he is a senior advisor and board member at Autopart International, Inc., a Patkin family business turned wholly owned subsidiary of Advance Auto Parts, which Patkin ran until 2011. He is a lecturer in entrepreneurial leadership at Tufts Gordon Institute, and mentors social entrepreneurs through two Boston-area incubators.
Patkin, Roger. "Transformation and Tradition: Transitioning to a Non-family Leader at the Family Firm." Sustaining Family Enterprise, edited by Richard L. Narva, Global law and Business Ltd. 2016, pp.77-91.
Lecturer, Tufts Gordon Institute
- 2011-present: Senior Advisor and Board Member
- 1998-2011: President and CEO
- 1990-1998: Category Manager/Buyer, Vice President of Operations, General Counsel
Attorney, Gordon & Wise