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Power, Influence & Business Presence

  • Talent Launch 6161 Oak Tree Blvd Independence, OH 44131 (map)

Power, Influence & Business Presence

Business presence is something that isn't taught in school. It's personal and reflects you. How do you appear in the workplace? This session will teach you about business professionalism in attire, communication and personal power to get what you want.

What will you learn:

  • How to define success

  • How to join the winners circle

  • How to make the most of your days

  • What is KBL

  • Discover your “How to”

  • How failure equals success

About Pat Perry

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Pat is the Chairman of ERC and focuses on client relations, keynote presentations, NorthCoast 99 and ERChealth. Pat was President of the company for nearly 20 years and was responsible

for overall operations, strategic direction and expansion of ERC's professional services and business partnerships. Prior to ERC, he held a variety of Human Resources and management positions with KPMG, University Mednet and AIM Executive.

Pat received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton and a Master of Business Administration degree from Bowling Green State University. Pat earned the Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Society for Human Resource Management and has been an adjunct faculty member for Lakeland Community College, Cleveland State University and Baldwin-Wallace College.

Pat has served as a Board Member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lake County Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Leadership Lake County Alumni Association, Mentor Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Educational Assistance Foundation and chaired the Northeast Ohio Human Resource Conference (NOHRC). He is also a graduate of the Leadership Lake County program. Pat also was recognized as the Cleveland SHRM and the Lake/Geauga SHRM Chapters’ Member of the Year.

Pat was named Northeast Ohio’s “Best Boss” by Inside Business Magazine and is the architect for the nationally acclaimed NorthCoast 99 program. In addition, Pat is the co-architect of ERChealth, a fully-insured health insurance program for small and mid-size businesses offered throughout Ohio.

Pat provides keynote presentations, full and half day leadership programs and coaches mid to upper level managers. He is known for engaging audiences with a captivating high energy style incorporating humor and story-telling. Pat always delivers hard hitting messages, inspiring attendees to think differently about their personal and professional goals and success. His presentations are ideal for corporate events, conferences and leadership retreats. Whether it is a keynote, half day session or facilitating a management team meeting, Pat's presentations are memorable and will resonate with your audience!

A 2018 Cleveland Business Hall of Fame inductee, Pat has over 300 business, HR and sales

management articles published. He is also the HR and Business columnist for Community Leader magazine and The News-Herald. Pat has authored two book Re-Shape Re-Define Re- Imagine and Business Lessons Learned Along the Way focused on personal and professional success. He is a frequent keynote presenter, facilitates full and half day leadership programs and coaches mid to upper level managers.

Thank you to Rebol for providing this session’s lunch.


Cost: $30 includes lunch (scroll down for specific ticket)

Engage! Cleveland Employer Members: $25 with discount code

Companies purchasing 10 or more tickets can receive 10% savings, please email for discount code.

Earlier Event: November 7
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