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Gary R. McNeil
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HR executive with 30+ years of experience in leading global teams, change management, coaching, developing, and mentoring at all organizational levels across manufacturing (electronic sensor, coatings, and food) private banking/family office, and non-profit sectors.

HR executive with 30+ years of experience in leading global teams, change management, coaching, developing, and mentoring at all organizational levels across manufacturing (electronic sensor, coatings, and food) private banking/family office, and non-profit sectors.

Gary R. McNeil is not accepting new clients right now
Gary R. McNeil is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Gary is a seasoned coach and human resource executive with a passion for working directly with leaders at every level – from the C-suite to emerging talent - in co-creating the changes they want to positively impact the work they do and lives they touch. His work encompasses coaching, mentoring, and consulting with individuals and organizations in for-profit and non-profit, as both an internal and external coach.

Gary has worked in Western Europe and across the U.S over his career. Approachability, deep listening, and asking thought-provoking questions in helping clients to become their very best in their personal and professional lives are hallmarks of Gary’s experience and skills as a coach. Gary’s focus is on the client, and his greatest gratification is in partnering with all clients in creating transformative outcomes. Colleagues of Gary's have called him "HR+," and commented that he "put the 'H' in HR," meaning that he adds value in the organization by caring deeply about people in solving thorny problems.

Gary’s professional background includes HR executive leadership roles in large, publicly traded companies, leading HR in a private family office, and coaching and board leadership in non-profits. Throughout his career, Gary has had increasingly significant coaching, mentoring, and consulting experiences at the individual and enterprise levels. Following college, Gary was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and served in the Reserves for seven years, after which he was honorably discharged. Additionally, Gary has volunteered in non-profits in leadership teams as well as individual contributor roles. In these capacities, he has coached non-profit leaders and teams while acting as a change agent to attain individual and organizational objectives.

Gary earned bachelor’s and master's degrees in business administration, is certified by and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Additionally, he earned a specialization in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached an executive through a job transition from a portfolio company in a private equity firm to another PE company at the parent level

  • Coached a non-profit executive director in creating renewed balance and focus in new role

  • Coaching newly-appointed division president in creating the culture and strategy deployment necessary to achieve best profitability in past 10 years

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Work History
Gupta Capital Group
Chief Human Resources Officer
Qualitrol
Vice President Human Resources
AkzoNobel
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Regional Vice President, Human Resources
+ more
Credentials
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Executive & Professional Coaching | The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting | Amberton University
  • Certified Senior HR Professional, SHRM-SCP | Society of HR Management
  • Certified Trainer | Blanchard Situational Leadership II course
  • MBA – General Management
  • BBA – Finance
Industry Specialties
Human Resources, Government, Manufacturing, Non Profit
Functional Specialties
Administrative, Business Development, Human Resources, Management and more
Expertise
Job Search Strategy, Career Direction, Interview Feedback, New Grad and more

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