Pat’s personal tag line is ‘Your Partner in Change’ and she takes it very seriously. Pat forms deep and lasting relationships with her clients while helping them design and navigate change for themselves and their organizations. Partnering with Pat is an amazing experience and delivers incredible results. That’s why so many organizations and senior leaders engage with her over the long term—Pat brings it. —Greg Giuliano

 width=Pat Newmann has over 25 years of highly successful experience helping leaders, teams, and organizations achieve maximum effectiveness. Her work has taken her throughout the world to assist organizations in becoming places where employees learn, grow and enjoy themselves as they perform—in an inspired way—in support of visions, goals and daily practices they have had a hand in shaping.

Pat assists organizations, leaders, and teams to design and implement change, including clarifying direction and values, shaping leadership practices, and developing strategies and processes for implementing the desired changes.

Prior to working as a consultant, Pat held senior management level positions in several major organizations, where her work involved managing and leading departments responsible for equipping employees and teams with skills required to succeed in changing times. She has a Masters Degree in Behavioral Sciences from the University of Minnesota and completed doctoral coursework in Business/Organizational Behavior and Education at the University of California at Berkeley.


Pat has worked expertly with three generations of Avista executives, helping us through significant organization changes. We trust her to coach our leaders and teams, thus helping us to flourish as an organization. She is our trusted partner through all kinds of change.
Scott Morris | CEO & President, Avista Corporation
Karen Feltes | Senior VP of Human Resources, Avista Corporation