John Purcell

Certified Trainer

John Purcell is a Certified Instructor. During his 16 years at Dale Carnegie, John has trained organizational leaders, in both the private and public sectors, on how to improve their productivity through building stronger interpersonal skills, communicating with greater impact and coaching others through challenging situations. John’s expertise has benefitted governmental entities, financial institutions and corporations alike. He recently piloted a customized training program for a client via Virtual Conferencing for 7 member country offices throughout South Asia.

As a certified Dale Carnegie Instructor, John has repeatedly earned favorable ratings from participants in his training programs and has been ranked in the top 1% of Dale Carnegie Instructors throughout the world.

After earning a BA in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, John served as an expert polygraphist for the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He also has extensive experience as a licensed real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Realty.

John is also the owner of John Purcell Construction where he helps clients design and construct home renovation projects that enhance their comfort and style of living.
John lives in Harrisburg, PA and enjoys spending his free time watching his two teenaged daughters play high school soccer and basketball.