As an award-winning educator with more than forty years of experience as a teacher and school administrator, Richard Patterson, PhD, has a passion for helping kids and their families uncover abilities that lead to positive, fulfilling lives. Dr. Patterson regularly leads self-help workshops helping teens and pre-teens discover their desire to succeed. He is a college faculty member where he works with teachers and school administrators, teaching them how to work with kids and parents, and is a Past National President of the American School Band Directors Association (ASBDA). He resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Bev, where they enjoy hiking, fishing, and snowmobiling.

Rich coached me professionally to achieve my goals.  He was able to customize his approach to fit my personality.  I would rate my satisfaction as a 10 out of 10 in the areas of helping me to set stretching, yet achievable goals as well as increasing my self-awareness.  He also helped me to reach my immediate goals and empowered me to look toward future goals.

Specifically, Rich helped me to explore areas that will make me a more effective connector and to grow our business.  He helped me to do some personal exploration that led to growth for me.

Aaron, Colorado Springs, CO