About The Galvanizing Group
The Galvanizing Group® is a certified, woman-owned business based in Portland, Oregon. Our innovative coaching, training, and online learning programs deliver a systematic and measurable approach to building strong internal and external relationships that is used by growing businesses and Fortune 100 companies selling products and services B2B and B2C.
We collaborate with clients to:
- Develop profitable programs focused on trust-based relationship building
- Differentiate strategic relationship building from networking, sales, and marketing
- Create opportunities to cultivate strong internal and external connections
- Grow an organization’s collective relationship-building confidence and skill
- Provide workforces with actionable tactics and measurable goals
The Leadership Team
Company founders Ellen Galvin and Patrick Galvin bring over 40 years of combined business and brand management experience to each client interaction and engagement. Learn more by clicking on the bios below.
Ellen Galvin, MBA
President & CEO
An experienced business strategist and project manager, Ellen oversees the development, design, and implementation of a learning and development curriculum that helps organizations and individuals grow their relationship building confidence and skill.
Patrick Galvin, MBA
An accomplished presenter, TEDx speaker, author and coach, Patrick helps high- performance companies and teams build better business relationships and creates the connections that lead to increased loyalty, referrals and sales.
Our Certified Business Coaches
Our independent business coaches know from years of experience that people with strong connections are healthier, happier, and more likely to perform at their peak to earn more money and achieve greater success in business and life. They bring a passion for transforming organizations by changing the way people build and maintain internal and external relationships.
Tracy has over 30 years of experience training, coaching, developing, and leading strong teams. She has provided leadership support in a variety of industries including healthcare, technology, non-profits, and retail. Tracy is a certified Innermetrix Advanced Insights professional, a certified professional and executive coach, and a published author. In her work with The Galvanizing Group, Tracy utilizes proven coaching tools to guide participants in their goal setting and support them in the achievement of those goals. Clients trust that Tracy will inspire their team members to develop and maintain stronger relationships leading to continuous growth and fulfillment.
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Bob has more than 35 years of experience in insurance industry marketing, team building, and strategic leadership. In addition to consistently producing profitable growth for the companies he has worked for, Bob has developed training programs for new independent insurance agents and has been a sales trainer for the Forum Corporation. As a Certified Connecting Cohort Coach, Bob facilitates relationship building programs and courses for The Galvanizing Group. He is also a committed advocate for underserved people in his community.
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Dyana brings over 30 years of talent development, recruitment and transition-coaching experience to The Galvanizing Group. Since becoming a coach in 2011, she has partnered with innovative organizations in the HighTech, EdTech and Outsourcing spaces. A skilled group facilitator, Dyana incorporates her core values of conscious awareness and authenticity into all her endeavors. Certified in multiple coaching modalities, she applies creativity, intuition and experience to help her clients achieve their highest potential. Dyana is also an avid surfer, hiker and yogi.
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