Professional & Technical Consultants Association

PATCA is Silicon Valley’s longest operating non-profit professional association dedicated to serving independent consultants and the client companies that use them.  We set the quality standard for the consulting industry by requiring that all members pass a rigorous qualification process and adhere to a strict code of ethics. PATCA offers a free Post-a-Project referral service giving clients direct access to a network of the highest caliber management and technical consultants. We represent many areas of expertise in a broad array of disciplines, from biotech to marketing, human resources to engineering, software, firmware, and hardware design to cloud computing.  Serving the San Francisco California Bay Area and beyond.

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2016 Consulting Rate Survey now available!

In 2016, PATCA conducted a survey of consulting rates.  Click here for more information.

Featured Consultant

Bryan France

Bryan France is a Commercial Audio Video Consultant working primarily in Oklahoma and Texas. He works for Architectural Firms and Owner’s Representatives.

In 30+ years, Bryan has designed hundreds of AV systems across America, but as an Independent Consultant now, he stays closer to home. Currently, he is working on six new construction projects. He is doing the AV design for a consulting firm as an independent designer on four of the projects. They include the redesign of a large paging system for the Choctaw Nation, a New Construction Choctaw Nation Judicial Center, a large equestrian center in Tulsa and Wine Bar/Corporate Living Facility. He is also currently working on corporate boardrooms in a high-rise office complex in Tulsa, OK for an architectural firm. Additionally, he is working for the Facilities Director of an upscale Methodist Retirement Center. In these projects, he is designing the audio and video systems for paging, video conferencing, training, digital signage, entertainment audio as well as stage lighting.

His favorite toy is his computer. It is a monster with a quad video card feeding a Dell P4317Q 43” monitor with four independent inputs and various screen configurations. He can operate just like four independent computers or blow up anything (e.g. a CAD file) to the full 43”.


How does PATCA help businesses Get the Expert Edge?
Here is what our clients say:  “I was able to fill a key position on our team for a difficult project”,  “great Bay Area resource for consultants”,  “Once I know (a consultant) is in PATCA, they are 60 yards down the field already…”,  “…inspired confidence”,  “…more credibility”, “I have been turning to PATCA for consulting help for years…”
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