Patrick B Morin | Richmond, VA

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Keynote Speaker | Executive Advisor | Strategist | Author

Patrick Morin is a Managing Director with Transact Capital Partners and Transact Capital Securities, Inc., a Richmond, VA based investment banking firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions of privately-owned, mid-tier companies.

He is also one of the founding partners of BrightHammer, LLC., a global consultancy engaged by private equity groups, boards of directors, and CEOs to improve the performance of their invested companies.  BrightHammer works with select growth companies and turnarounds to improve operations and stabilize revenue through peak employee performance. It is retained by clients in the multifamily, manufacturing, pharmaceutical/medical, financial services, real estate, and professional services industries.

Prior to his current engagement, he was seven years as Senior Vice President with Cornerstone Realty Income Trust, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-traded company that owned and operated over 24,000 apartments.

Before joining Cornerstone, Mr. Morin was with Dale Carnegie Training for five years and was an instructor for almost two decades. He was certified to lead all Dale Carnegie programs, but specialized in The Sales Advantage, Leadership Training for Managers, and High Impact Presentations. He was ranked among the top instructors globally and was a member of the elite Global Delivery Team.

While a member of the National Speakers Association, he personally conducted thousands of keynotes and training meetings for businesses,associations, government agencies and community groups. Notable groups he's addressed include:

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • The Medical Group Management Association 
  • NASA 
  • Grubb and Ellis Apartment REIT 
  • National Ground Intelligence Center 
  • AIMCO, 
  • Fastsigns 
  • Charter Manufacturing
  • Exeter Finance
  • Bank of America 

Mr. Morin appears on television, radio, and in print as an authority in his field.  He also writes a weekly column on sales for the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal.

In addition to having served on the boards of several local charities, Mr. Morin served four years on the Board of Directors for Wintergreen Resort.  He lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and three sons. He can be reached at or 804-929-8148.