Patrick Galvin is the cofounder and chief galvanizer of The Galvanizing Group, a speaking, coaching and consulting company in Portland, Oregon that galvanizes business success by teaching people how to build better relationships and helping companies grow stronger brands. Patrick is also an accomplished professional speaker, delivering keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and workshops for organizations throughout the world.
Patrick graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a BS in Foreign Service. He received a Rotary International Scholarship for postgraduate studies at the University of São Paulo, Brazil and graduated with an MBA in international marketing from Thunderbird, one of the world’s top-ranked international business programs. In addition to his native English, Patrick is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and he is an active member of the Rotary Club of Portland.
Ellen Galvin is a published author and travel writer who enjoys writing about the people, places and pets that make life colorful, interesting and fun. She is the voice behind Bella the Boxer, an opinionated and savvy dog whose literary efforts and social media savvy have won her the attention of fans from around the world. Ellen is also the cofounder of The Galvanizing Group, a speaking, coaching and consulting company in Portland, Oregon that galvanizes business success by teaching people how to build better relationships and helping companies grow stronger brands. Ellen has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA from Hofstra University in New York.