Patrick Tower

Patrick Tower

Texas, USA
Military, Workplace Culture, Teamwork and Leadership Expert
Patrick Tower is a decisive, action-oriented leader, and highly decorated combat veteran with 24 years of management education, training & operational experience. Patrick Tower has designed, implemented, and delivered highly regarded leadership, organizational learning, and process improvement initiatives.
  • Employee Management
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Teamwork
  • Business Management
  • Conference
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Guest Panelist & Guided Q&A
  • Inspirational
  • Military
  • Motivation


Patrick Tower, SMV, CD, MBA is a highly decorated combat veteran with 24 years of education, training, and operational experience with the Canadian Armed Forces. His career as an infantry soldier included 32 months of service deployed overseas to Croatia, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.

In 2006, Patrick was awarded the Star of Military Valour, second only to the Victoria Cross for gallantry in battle. Patrick was cited for his leadership, courage, and extreme devotion to duty under intense enemy fire in Afghanistan.

Since transitioning from the Canadian Army in 2013, Patrick Tower has led the leadership, human performance, and operations excellence programs for several large international and North American oilfield companies. In these roles, he has designed, implemented, and delivered highly regarded leadership, organizational learning, and process improvement initiatives. This included a human factors approach to tactical execution that revolutionized frontline oilfield operations.

Patrick has an MBA from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC, and a master’s certificate from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, ON.



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Patrick Tower Topic Presentations

leadership is a choice - choose to lead

  • Keynote Presentation
  • Patrick Tower, a decorated combat veteran and leadership expert, sparks immediate interest and enthusiasm from his audience. His exciting, informative, and inspirational presentations are packed with stories of his own leadership experiences, challenges and successes in some of the world’s most dangerous and troubled regions.

    Powerful leadership skills should resonate through any successful organization, from the mailroom to the boardroom. It is not about transferring military culture to a business. It is about adopting a philosophy of developing and distributing elite leadership through every level of your organization – the critical link between corporate strategy and tactical execution.

    Patrick Tower reveals universal leadership principles developed and fine-tuned to perfection by an organization that prides itself on forging elite leadership at all levels. Learn firsthand, the secrets of military leadership and how they can help you build a successful organization and see your personal vision and strategic mission become a reality. What can be yours if you build a more dynamic and innovative culture, one based on leadership, mission readiness, and organizational values?

patrick tower's customized presentation topics

  • Keynote Presentation
  • Patrick can customize this presentation to offer practical solutions on the following topics:

    • Leadership Development
    • Team Building and Cultivating a Corporate Culture
    • Followership
    • Mentoring
    • Operational and Tactical Planning
    • Presentation Skills, Instructional Techniques and Training Development

resilience and mental toughness - building a battle-tested mindset

  • Keynote Presentation
  • If you want to develop perseverance, mental toughness, and the ability to excel under extreme conditions, despite seemingly impossible odds, it is important to know what they look like – Patrick will show you. His personal stories of combat leadership, uncommon valour, steadfast determination, and devoted comradeship will leave you inspired, energized, and focused on accomplishing your true potential. The robust spirit that moves soldiers to confidently push forward and accomplish the extraordinary during life’s most tenuous moments is as applicable in your day-to-day life as they are on the battlefield.

Patrick Tower travels from Texas, USA & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


Patrick Tower provides a very powerful and memorable presentation on the importance of strong leadership skills for the success of any organization. He is an outstanding Canadian role model and one that ADI is very proud to have had to participate in our 2008 business planning event. We would highly recommend Patrick for any future engagement.

Thomas D. Horrocks

Vice President
ADI Limited Architectural Services

I personally enjoyed your presentation, as it was both well presented and informative. Your leadership and professionalism were motivating and a testament to the calibre of soldiers in the Canadian Army. The great success of this event would not have been possible without the participation of speakers such as you.

John H. Vance

Brigadier General
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to attend a course developed by Patrick. The course was called Tactical Leadership, the course followed leadership, but was geared heavily towards crew resource management. The course completely changed my approach to leadership at work, and to leadership in everyday life. It does not matter what your position is within your organization, there is always room for positive, skilled, knowledgeable leaders. Patrick will create those leaders for you. Thank you, Patrick, for your unknowing influence, your knowledge, and for sharing a few of your learned skills with me.

Jeffrey Moore

Moore Wildlife Control

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