Kathy G. Gallo
Kathy is Founder and CEO of Goodstone Group LLC, a global network of sixty rigorously selected executive coaches who work with individual leaders and senior teams to improve their leadership effectiveness, to prepare for their next challenges, and to accelerate their transitions into new roles.
In addition to leading Goodstone, Kathy coaches leaders across a broad range of industries and functions. Recent client industries include consumer goods, financial services, higher education, legal services, retail, and transportation. Her current work includes several succession readiness assignments being conducted in partnership with Boards and coaching several CEO’s who are new in the role, or who seek a thought partner to explore ways to expand their effectiveness and impact. She works with numerous organizations to retain and advance women and other under-represented communities of leaders. This includes 1-1 coaching, design of women’s development programs, and delivery of targeted skill-building sessions.
Prior to her role with Goodstone, Kathy was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Fannie Mae, where she led a major change program for the Human Resource function and for key people processes
In a former role as Partner and Director of Professional Development for McKinsey & Company where she worked for sixteen years, Kathy led the design and implementation of innovative programs to help recruit, develop, excite, and retain 12,000 consultants operating in 44 countries.
Kathy holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.B.A. from Marymount University of Virginia, and a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University.
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