Strategy to Outcomes

Helping Organizations
Make More Progress Faster

Company Philosophy

PragSpective Business Advisors brings a clear, focused vision to small and medium-sized business leaders bogged down by the day-to-day tasks attached to running a company. We help them assess their organization’s current standing, identify gaps, and create plans that are both actionable and accountable, ultimately driving them towards meaningful progress. In time, that progress becomes a cycle constantly helping to push leaders in a focused direction in an effort to achieve their long-term business goals.

Our Why:

We love…

To be trusted and counted on to be advocates.
Being a go to resource for decision making.
Intensely driven to get things done right.
Creating order out of chaos.
Influencing positive outcomes.
Designing processes and gaining efficiencies.
Innovation and change management.
Creating value.

We thrive on…

Making difficult, fast changing, and complex environments seem simple.
Methodology and discipline around business management, goal setting, and metrics.
Showing up on time, doing what we say, finishing what we start, and saying please and thank-you.
Making more progress, faster
Inspiring action and motivation
Accountability and progress.

We happen to…

Help business leaders simplify, gain confidence, clarity, and stay focused.
Help improve IT infrastructure & security outcomes for SMB.
Help business leaders meet goals and objectives to meet their mission.
Help business leaders assess financial health.
Ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
Create results.

What is PragSpective?

Small and medium-sized business owners define themselves by progress. But when the day-to-day reactive tasks of running an organization consume your role, that progress can turn into stagnation. Sometimes, what’s needed most is a focused, pragmatic approach combined with an outside perspective, or in other words, PragSpective. Our expertise helps business leaders get a clear vision of their company, determine priorities, and push toward goals and outcomes.

With a background in accounting and compliance, Lindsay Bahl developed a passion for helping others when she began her career at Chartiers Center in 1999. She has guided the organization through numerous projects positively impacting both operations and culture at Chartiers, where she now resides on the executive team. At PragSpective, Lindsay leverages her expertise in project management, process improvement, and more to help business leaders realize outcomes.
Lindsay Bahl
Principal, PragSpective
An accomplished business leader with a diverse background in technology, Peter Briden founded PC Network Services (PCNS) in 1990. Over the span of 24 years, he grew PCNS from an independent computer consultant operating in Pittsburgh to an award-winning network support company. In 2014, the company was purchased by an investor group, and Peter has focused his efforts on coaching and mentoring business leaders looking to turn strategy into outcomes.
Peter Briden
Principal, PragSpective
With an extensive career in technology leadership, Clint Laviano has played a crucial role in the growth and success of numerous organizations since 1984. Most notably, he functioned as the Technical Operations Executive at PC Network Services (later rebranded Apogee IT Services) in Pittsburgh, PA for over 20 years. As part of PragSpective, Clint utilizes his expertise to help companies strategize, streamline operations, and work towards desired business outcomes.

Clinton Laviano
Business Advisor, PragSpective