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Brett Potts

Senior Corporate Trainer

Brett Potts is an Investment Banker and Business Owner, and previously was a Fortune 500 executive and U.S. Navy Officer.

Brett’s expertise lies in navigating organizations through challenging times, whether this means dramatic growth, a sale of the business itself, or a performance turnaround.

Brett has been a Dale Carnegie Corporate Trainer since 2008. He is Multi-Course Certified, specializing in helping companies and individuals within those companies develop and achieve their potential through improved Leadership, Executive Presentations and Sales.

Brett is the Founder of Coast Practical and is a Principal (Investment Banker) at NewCap Partners in Los Angeles.  Through this work, he has held multiple chief officer and board roles.   A recent example was his role as COO of the Coast Plating Holdings Group, which become the largest independent metal processor in the western U.S. through a series of acquisitions and organic growth efforts.

Previously, Brett was a turnaround General Manager at Cintas Corporation, an Officer in the United States Navy and a consultant to a many companies, including Intel Corporation.

Brett holds an International MBA from the University of Southern California (USC), an M.S. in Information Technology from the University of San Diego, and a B.S. in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. He is an avid surfer and skier, remains active in alumni associations and church, and loves spending time with his young family.




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