Patrick Donadio

Coaching and Consulting Experience
Patrick Donadio is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Master Certified Coach
(MCC). He specializes in Business Communications and Leadership Development. Patrick
has taught and coached two generations of leaders and their organizations showing them
how his IMPACT process can help them communicate with clarity, lead more effectively,
present with power, increase sales/profits, build deeper relationships, and boost your
overall performance/results.

Patrick has empowered audiences nationally and internationally and has trained thousands
of people, in a vast array of industries, from Fortune 100 companies to associations and
governmental organizations. As an educator, he has taught communications at the
University of Notre Dame, The Weatherhead School of Management, The Ohio State
University, and The John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

Patrick has carefully taken his decades of experience and crafted a results‐based process
for “Communicating with IMPACT”. As a business communication coach, he works with C‐
suite executives, leaders and Professional Services Providers to grow their business,
improve communication/presentation skills, increase sales, and enhance their community

Business and Career Background
Patrick is author of the book, “Communicating with IMPACT: A Powerful Process to
Effectively Communicate ideas and Achieve Greater Result.” He has also authored
several learning programs:

  • Communicating with IMPACT – 6‐Step process to improve interpersonal communications
  • Leadership Traits for Success – Rate your leadership skills and learn where/how to
  • The Secrets to Powerful Presentations – Improve the way you speak/present to others
  • Belief Driven Success– How to take yourself to the next level professionally/personally
  • Business Development– Growth strategies to position yourself as a market leader

Education and Affiliations
Patrick earned both his bachelor’s and MBA from Ohio University. He serves on the board
of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is one of only four people in the world to
have earned both the Certified Speaking Professional (CSPTM) designation from the NSA,
and the Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation from the International Coach
Federation (ICF), the highest distinction from both associations. He has been published
and profiled in numerous publications and appeared on broadcast media, including: NBC
Nightly News, Psychology Today, Time Magazine and Huffington Post.