Born and raised in Seattle, WA, Gayle is from a proud pioneering family whose great-grandfather arrived in 1888.
Gayle graduated from Roosevelt High School, attended the legendary Spelman College in Atlanta, GA and transferred to University of Washington, where she received a B.A. degree in Political Science.
Gayle is a transformational leadership development trainer and coach, helping leaders and emerging leaders create healthy environments for their staff to thrive.
She is a certified Life Coach and Reiki Practitioner.
Her ability to observe the workplace and its leaders allows Gayle to identify the most effective training and coaching for leaders.
Gayle currently owns her own business, EVOLVE Life Coaching, where she trains leaders and emerging leaders, and helps individuals navigate life through her life coaching services.
Gayle’s leadership approach is considered effective having coached leadership, mid-management and frontline staff on creating better relationships, conflict resolution, transparent communication skills, and building effective teams, all under the umbrella of Emotional Intelligence.
To support her experience as a transformational, thought leader, Gayle pursued a Master of Transformational Leadership at Seattle University.
This knowledge has led her to develop transformational leadership trainings and coaching approaches.
Over the last 20 years, Gayle has led teams in many non-profit organizations consisting of mental health, education, human services and food banking. Gayle’s clients have consisted of governmental agencies and non-profits. Gayle’s philosophy is, organizations are only as good as their employees, and employees are only as good as their leaders.
Gayle's Teaching Style & Approach
Gayle’s teaching style is open, highly interactive and transformative for the participants.
Her goal is to ensure participants can immediately use what they have learned when they return to their workplaces.