Scott Patchin

Scott PatchinScott has a core belief that managing transitions is the key to success.  For individuals, leaders, teams, or organizations, transitions contain great opportunities and great risks.

Professional Summary

He has held executive level human resource positions and has experience in the manufacturing, mortgage/banking, and healthcare industries.  He has consulted with high growth companies in the healthcare, construction, education, information services, insurance, and manufacturing industries.  His is a highly skilled facilitator, coach, trainer, and change expert, with a proven history of helping individuals, leaders, and teams navigate these critical transitions successfully.


  • Director of Talent Management, Top 20 Healthcare System
  • Senior HR/Talent Leader – High Growth Financial Institution
  • Leadership/Career Coaching – Fortune 100 Manufacturing Organization

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership and Leader Development
  • Culture/Leadership Development in Second Stage Growth Companies
  • Leadership Transitions
  • Performance Management and Development
  • Executive Coaching


  • trU Tips for Leading Well; due to be published in 2014
  • Great Conversations Series – One-on-Ones; due to be published in 2014
  • Great Conversations Series – Performance; due to be published in 2015
  • Leadership and Talent Management:  CORP! Magazine (4 articles)
  • Leadership/Culture for Family Businesses:  Grand Rapids Business Journal (3 articles)
  • Blogger on Leadership/Individual Development –
  • So You’re Gonna Be A DAD – Now What?; Published by Credo House Publishing in 2007


MBA University of Illinois – Chicago

Strategic Leadership Series – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

BSBA Michigan Technological University – Operations Management

Certified:  Birkman® Method Assessment, Denison Culture Survey, New Leader Culture Snapshot