Gayle Guest-Brown, ACC, CPC, MBA

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Position Title
Senior Organizational Development Specialist

Unit
Organizational Excellence

Bio

Leaving people better than she found them is in Gayle’s DNA, professionally, in her family and in her community.  Gayle Guest-Brown’s mission is to affirm and support you as a leader in accessing your strengths, connecting to your core values and reaching your best strategies and solutions through one-on-one confidential and customized transformational coaching.   
Gayle is an accomplished Executive Leadership Coach and leadership development professional.  She brings 30 years of successful leadership experience across five sectors of business, corporate, technology, non-profit, ministry and entrepreneurship to work on your behalf.   An influencer and connector of people with extensive communication, leadership skills, financial and project management acumen, she’s worked in and with global Fortune 100 companies, state and local agencies, as well as, small startups.
Gayle profession education includes the following degrees certifications and credentials:

  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
  • ICF credentialed, Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • MBA - concentration in Finance and Marketing from the esteemed UC Davis Graduate School of Management
  • Project Management Professional credential (PMP), October 2009- 2018 including teaching PMP prep courses

As the owner of Guest-Brown impact, Gayle provides highly rated, customized leadership development training and coaching for multinational fortune 40 corporations, non-profits, faith and community organizations. In 2019 she received the Sac Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business Award.

Gayle’s unique specialties include: Vision and mission development ★ Change management ★ Project management ★ Identity sensitive coaching ★ Implicit and explicit bias coaching ★ Stepping into inclusion via equity and allyship leadership ★ Purpose clarification coaching.

Professional and Community Affiliations:  Currently, Gayle serves on the Board of directors of the CA Partnership to End Domestic Violence.  She is active member in the International Coach Federation (ICF) – Sacramento.  Gayle is a member of Coaches of Equality and Diversity LinkedIn Group to heighten her own awareness and skill set with regard to supporting diversity and equity.  She also serves the community as a Safe Black Space and Emotional Emancipation Circle Facilitator working to heal the impacts of racial trauma. Gayle was honored by the Sac Cultural Hub, receiving its Exceptional Women of Color Award.

As leaders, we know change is not optional, it’s inevitable!  Let us help you and your organization become better positioned to meet the challenges and exploit the opportunities that change presents.