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Patrick Osborne

Professor of Leadership Studies

  • BA, Morehead State University
  • MA, Morehead State University
  • EdD, Trevecca Nazarene University


A Kentucky native, Dr. Osborne is a former student athlete and two time graduate of Morehead State University (’01 and ’02). Following graduate school at MSU, he interned with the PGA Tour in Southern California before beginning a career in advertising with Lamar Advertising where he is currently a Vice President and in his 16th year of service including posts in Los Angeles, Denver and Nashville and Clarksville. In addition to his employment at Lamar, Dr. Osborne is blessed to carry on the famous Osborne lineage of service, education and leadership while serving as Professor of Leadership Studies at Trevecca Nazarene University. His doctoral work and dissertation focused on Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Intelligence and Personality (Big 5) type and their relationship to vocational success while earning his doctorate from TNU in 2015, in Leadership.

Although he doesn’t take himself very seriously, and claims not many do; Dr. Osborne is serious about his Christian faith, all things outdoors, sports, music, reading and spending time with loved ones. He, his wife, Annie (who is way out of his league); daughter Avery and son Owen, reside in Nashville, TN.