Gail Hughes

Executive Leadership Coach

Gail Hughes engages individual executives and leadership teams to bring their full intent and potential into their work and lives. Her passion is supporting clients to achieve breakthroughs in thinking, action and results. She works to spur continuous growth and development while strengthening leadership effectiveness. As an executive leader, Gail served aerospace & defense, financial service, educational and consulting organizations (2,000 to 116,000 employees) leading Organization Capability, Leadership & Learning and HR teams. Gail is committed to building internal capability to sustain learning over time. She made key contributions to a range of strategic initiatives that enhanced organizational capability (e.g., building a high performance leadership culture, strengthening cross-functional team performance; upgrading competitive advantage through talent and customer focus strategies; advancing technology).

Gail’s own executive experience enriches her ability to work with leaders individually and collectively to engage today’s complexity and change. She has a proven track record working with teams to achieve optimal performance and impact. Her approach includes leveraging team intention, alignment, and commitment; executing integrated solutions that become self-sustaining; deploying individual & team coaching in parallel to realize intentional, creative change.

Gail‘s goal in providing executive coaching and consulting across diverse roles and organizations is to partner with leaders to define and realize their full intent and the leadership practices that will achieve and sustain results. She integrates a deep understanding of leadership and organizational challenges with a keen appreciation of the evolving landscape leaders need to enable.