Whether it was losing my father at 18 years old, being pushed out of a company and a job I loved, or feeling broken due to failed relationships, I’ve learned that every experience in life offers us the opportunity to show up better.


  • 14 years of training and development experience
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree in education
  • Certified professional coach from iPEC
  • Faculty member with the Institute for Organization Management
  • Trained & coached over 2000 general managers within Taco Bell franchise
  • Certification in body language, emotional intelligence, MBTI & conflict resolution
  • Managed Anthem BCBS national sales training department
  • Facilitated global leadership training programs for Yum! Brands
  • Appeared on local newscasts to provide communication strategies

Justin Patton is an international speaker and communication skills coach. His high-energy will keep you entertained and his personal stories of both struggle and failure will challenge you to think different about how you lead, work, and love.


Justin’s expertise in body language will leave you both fascinated and slightly paranoid. He combines both humor and real-life examples to get you thinking about how you show up and how you can learn to see what most people miss.


Justin’s journey took him from teaching high school English and creative writing in Kentucky to coaching leaders in Fortune 500 companies across the country. He managed the National sales training department for Anthem BlueCross BlueShield where he coached top sales performers on how to communicate with stronger impact. Additionally, Justin facilitated leadership and communication skills programs in Russia, Canada, and throughout the United States for Yum! University. After starting his own company, Justin was hired to teach the largest RGM leadership program in Taco Bell’s history and he is now a faculty member for the Institute of Organizational Management. Some of Justin’s clients include Taco Bell, General Electric, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Fifth Third Bank, Anthem BlueCrossBlueShield, Humana, and Leadership Louisville.


Check out his daily leadership tips and videos on Facebook: www.facebook.com/JustinPattonInspires

Get To Know Justin Better

Learn more about Justin by viewing the short video clips below.

List 5 things we don’t know about you

Why do you do what you do?

What does leadership mean to you?

What is a lesson you've learned?

Who do you admire?

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