Yvonne Freitas McGookin is an accomplished organizational development and human resources professional with over 25 years' experience in higher education, nonprofit and government sectors.
Her interests have focused on advancing individual and organizational performance through leadership development, strategic alignment and talent management. She brings a positive, creative and practical approach to her work.
For the past 15 years, she has expanded into the career development field, and has conducted career transition courses and workshops as well as career coaching. She has helped all types of people explore the next steps in their career path.
In addition to Seattle Central College, Yvonne is on the faculty of Northeastern University and is a former faculty member of Cambridge College and Bellevue College.
In her free time, Yvonne enjoys hiking, jazz music, theater, volunteering and traveling. She's become reacquainted with her love of art by taking painting classes at Seattle Central.