About The Galvanizing Group®
The Galvanizing Group® is a learning and development company focused on trust-based relationship building. 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:
- Change perceptions and attitudes around connecting and 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
Co-founders Patrick Galvin and Ellen 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.
Patrick Galvin, MBA, Co-Founder and Partner
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.
Ellen Galvin, MBA, Co-Founder and Partner
Program Developer & Manager
An experienced business strategist and project manager, Ellen designs, implements and oversees a learning and development curriculum that helps organizations and individuals grow their relationship building confidence and skill.
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 over 35+ years of senior-level management experience in multiple industries and organizations. He has provided leadership and developed partnerships in university administration, healthcare, finance, and banking. He has worked with Fortune 500 technology organizations and has coached teams to become the best versions of themselves. Bob is known for his ability to manage risk and build strong relationships with employees and clients. A skilled speaker, consultant, and coach, he engages with clients to help them define areas for improvement and he provides a path for them to get there together. In addition to being an active community volunteer, Bob is an avid golfer and hiker.
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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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Cheryl has over 30 years of executive experience in nonprofit management focused on global conservation, science, and education. After a successful career as a marine biologist, Cheryl took her passion for developing people and unlocking their full potential to become certified as a life and career coach. In conjunction with The Galvanizing Group, she employs proven tools, techniques, and best practices to help clients set and achieve measurable results while growing their relationship building confidence and skill. Cheryl is a life-long learner who believes there is no better time than now to be the very best version of ourselves. She is an avid world traveler, dog lover, and scuba diver.
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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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Madeline trains leaders and organizations to communicate their stories, engage their audiences and shift cultural conversations. She combines her creative background and project management experience to give employees a process to organize their ideas, communicate their vision in fun and engaging ways, and build more effective relationships with their teams. She brings 20 years of experience working with creative teams and has coached professionals across industries including financial services, tech, retail and nonprofits. Madeline is an IPEC certified coach and Master Energy Leadership practitioner and has taught hundreds of professionals to confidently speak in public, craft presentations that resonate with their audience and lead teams with empathy and authority.
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