Business Unit Director
Patrick Finnegan is Senior Market Director of Dale Carnegie Training in the North Central States. Dale Carnegie Training is represented in all 50 of the United States and more than 80 nations worldwide.
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In his role with Dale Carnegie Training, Patrick provides executive coaching, consulting and training in sales, sales management, leadership, business partnering and customer service to customers in health care, IT and government. One of his career highlights, to-date, was delivering sales management training to a client in Europe with eight other Dale Carnegie Training facilitators, in five different languages.
Patrick has won multiple awards from Dale Carnegie Training, including the Rookie Club Sales Award, the National Sales Award and the Government Achievement Award.
After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in criminal justice, Patrick worked as an account manager for Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories. While there, he strengthened his leadership skills and was honored with the Wyeth-Ayerst District Sales Trainer Award. Next, Patrick was an acute account manager for GE Healthcare IT. A shining star at GE, he was awarded the GE Healthcare Service Sales Revenue Award and Ambulatory Monitoring Revenue Award, and was certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt.
Patrick has published multiple works related to leadership development, and is an active volunteer for Rebuild Resources and the Minnesota PKU Foundation.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, taking trips to the Boundary Waters and listening to ‘80s rock. Voted by the office as most likely to be caught impersonating movie stars, Patrick perfects his speaking talents by working with the Brave New Workshop improvisation group.