About Preferred Results

About Preferred Results

Preferred Results is a business improvement and turnaround company.
Preferred Results is owned & run by Raymond and Alisha O’Hanlon. Over the last 32 years, Raymond & Alisha have delivered on over 175 transformational change assignments for their clients. Adopting a holistic approach that encompasses lean methodologies in:
  • Business Modelling
  • Organisation Restructuring
  • Process Mapping
  • ECM & Workflow
  • A complete suite of Lean Training

Our strength lies in our ability to get the job done either ourselves or by combining our expertise and experience with that of specialists selected on a job-by-job basis from a Panel of Associates which we have built up over many years. It is this depth of talent that allows us to take both highly complex and large-scale projects in our stride, both locally in Ireland, as well as internationally. Belonging to an elite group of fewer than ten European Certified Turnaround Professionals in Ireland, Preferred Results is committed to “Keeping Businesses Open” by identifying stressed businesses as early as possible and delivering fast-paced turnaround solutions for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Raymond O'Hanlon: MBA, BAgrSc., MEACTP

Raymond is the the only European Certified Turnaround Professional in Ireland

He has worked with over 100 Clients on more than 175 assignments across a wide range of sectors in 14 countries in both the Public and Private Sector; over a period of 32 years. He is a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and a Qualified Trainer and Project Manager and takes a hands-on approach to assignments. He is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association and of the EACTP.

During his career he has managed a number of companies as a CEO & COO on an interim basis. Raymond is also on the Enterprise Ireland Lean Consultants panel and has spent the majority of his professional life delivering tangible bottom line savings to his clients. He has attended the Diploma in Insolvency course with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is currently scheduled for an intensive technical training programme for Hyland Software’s Onbase Enterprise Content Management and Workflow Systems. Raymond is also a Qulaified Trainer.

Alisha O'Hanlon: MBA, ACMA, QFA

Alisha is a Qualified Financial Adviser and Trainer.

In addition to over 6 years with RSM Farrell Grant Sparks (now Grant Thornton) as Group Financial Controller in Ireland, Alisha has worked at a senior level with a variety of global businesses, assisting them in strengthening their financial management and reporting systems.
While Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Embassy in Chile she was responsible for a range of sectors including Agriculture, Aerospace and Tourism; and has more than six years of Corporate Banking experience having worked with the Royal Bank of Canada’s Chile office where she managed large corporate accounts in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Brazil.

Alisha is a Qualified Financial Adviser and Trainer. She also holds a Diploma in Insolvency and a Certificate in Personal Insolvency from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland; and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from Villanova University.
She is currently working on her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification