“Patricia Schmaltz represents the highest ethical practice, while encouraging others to achieve greatness through her uncompromising leadership. Her fearless approach to problem-solving has proven her value in many situations.”
— - Dr. Laura Stevens

Business Analyst

As a contracted Business Analyst, program developer and instructor in Business Management and Leadership courses, our services involve improving organizational performance and optimizing quality.  Utilizing EQ, organizational awareness, expert instructional skills and high levels of discretion and integrity, we can bring your organization to new levels of effectiveness and workforce involvement.  

Technical Writer / Editor

A published writer of technical articles and manuals, course-ware, government proposals and marketing material, Dr. Schmaltz can assist you in developing material, editing existing content and technical reviews.  With experience in a vast number of software programs and platforms, and an ease in ability to learn others, whatever writing/editing work you need done will be accomplished in time and on budget.  

Specializations include Proposal Development, Requirement Analysis, resume creation services, translating military experience to civilian markets.  


Knowing and connecting with your customers is vital to your organization's growth and success.  With a business and academic background augmenting over 20 years in business relations, Cottage Consulting Group will enhance your relations with customers, partners and your industry.