John O'Connor


John O’Connor is a partner and co-founder of Praxis Advisors, LLC.  Over the past 24 years, John has worked and managed hundreds of consulting engagements for financial institutions ranging in asset size from $50 million to more than $2 trillion. He has extensive project management experience and has managed various engagements including operational consolidations, financial and organizational analyses and productivity improvements; with a major emphasis on multi-bank consolidations, credit policy, workflow re-engineering, improved productivity, financial analysis, system automation, collections/workout/recovery, customer service and expense reduction. 

Praxis Advisors specializes in improving the financial services industry.  The company is a management consulting firm that improves the profitability of its financial services customers through the delivery of management decision making information and change management services to realize the benefits of business process changes. Praxis Advisors’ expertise is in the measuring, detail design, implementation of change for organizations.  We have delivered benchmark programs for the past 20+ years in Small Business Banking, Middle Market, Auto Finance, Consumer and Mortgage.  The Partners and employees of Praxis have worked with 41 of the top 50 (in asset size) commercial banks, all 14 automobile captive finance corporations, several of the largest consumer finance corporations and hundreds of community and regional banks throughout the United States.  Internationally, we have worked with the five largest Canadian commercial banks, more than 20 European organizations in eight different countries, in addition to financial institutions in Latin America and Asia.

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