Before founding Vision Taxware LLC, Patrick Grady spent over 30 years in corporate IT supporting the retail office products and quick service restaurant industries.
He has designed, developed and supported supply chain and logistics systems, order entry and fulfillment systems, item master data management functions. While working in the restaurant industry he supported point-of-sale, mobile app and back office management systems.
He has comprehensive knowledge of all phase of the system development life cycle, from design and proof of concept to implementation and rollout.
Mr. Grady has witnessed the effects of the opioid crisis through family connections. He sees medical marijuana as a safe, legal life-saving alternative to the highly addictive narcotic pain relief options available today.
Mr. Grady previously worked at Boise Cascade Office Products and OfficeMax before joining Capgemini America in 2014 as a support specialist, expanding into business and technical analysis while serving in a contractor role at McDonalds, Inc.
Mr. Grady holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computing from the University of Notre Dame. He and his wife, a health care professional, currently live in the Chicago, IL metro area.
Back near the turn of the century, Mr. Grady was a three-day champion on Jeopardy! pocketing winnings of more than $25,000.