A natural-born connector, Patrick Galvin was the kid in school who made new friends wherever he went. His relationship-building skills have led to success in jobs ranging from ice cream scooper in high school to president of his family’s furniture company to 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 a professional speaker with a passion for teaching people how to cultivate connections in the real world and online using simple yet effective techniques. With energy and insight, he galvanizes audiences to set big business goals while providing them with the tools to achieve them. Patrick has received hundreds of enthusiastic testimonials for his presentations and workshops for companies and associations throughout the world. Whether he’s speaking to an audience of one or 1,000, Patrick’s goal is the same: To galvanize business success, one relationship at a time.