Patrick Leddin, PhD
Patrick benefits from hands-on leadership and management experience coupled with academic rigor and expertise. He served as a U.S. Army master parachutist, infantry, ranger-qualified officer, managed projects at KPMG Consulting, and, along with Jamie, started and ran Wedgewood Consulting Group, an Inc. 5000 company. His book, The Five-Week Leadership Challenge, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Over 11 years, Wedgewood Group assembled an amazing team, opened offices in multiple cities, achieved double-digit annual revenue growth each year, and served an impressive list of clients. In 2012, the company was acquired. In 2018, Jamie and Patrick launched Leddin Group to help leaders and teams to win on their top priorities.
His speaking engagements and consulting work have allowed him to partner with clients and present to countless audiences in the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Guam, and many other countries around the world.
In addition to his work at Leddin Group, Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, Advanced Marketing, and Crisis Leadership.
Jamie is a proven and successful business leader, accomplished leadership consultant, and sought-after professor at Vanderbilt University. Along with Patrick, she started and ran an Inc. 5000 recognized consulting firm which boasted double-digit revenue growth for all 11 years of its existence. She utilizes her extensive knowledge in leadership development, organizational learning, and business acumen in every client engagement.
A highly engaging speaker and consultant, Jamie approaches her projects as a collaborative partnership that inspires leaders and teams to maximize their personal and professional potential. When she steps on a stage in-person or virtual, she has the unique ability to immediately connect with people, build trust, and help them to see the extraordinary results that they can achieve.
Jamie is a Columbia University certified executive coach. Her ability to meet clients where they are and help them to successfully reach new heights is unparalleled. In her role as a Vanderbilt University professor, Jamie teaches Organizational Behavior, Negotiation, Fundamentals of Management, and Talent Development to both undergraduate and MBA students.