Creative Catalyst, Leadership Coach + Transformational Play Expert
Gary uses play to help teams unlock creativity and confidence, and he sparks collaboration with experiential methods proven to drive peak performance. A certified professional coach, Gary is also a sought-after keynote speaker and corporate facilitator. He was recently featured as one of the Top 100 HR influencers of 2021 by the Engagedly HR software platform. He spent fourteen years in the corporate world and pursued improv in tandem to master public speaking. But Gary quickly discovered that combining improv and play could be a powerful solution to achieve various business challenges. Following his new passion, he created workshops for his team and other executives in his network to deepen relationships and improve creativity. Gary became obsessed with learning how to use play as a transformational tool and as a result, happily transitioned to full-time coaching and facilitating. Gary brings his unique skill set to team-building experiences, corporate training and development, and keynote talks.
BS, Music Computer Science // San Diego State University
BS, Interactive Media Design // Art Institute of California – Los Angeles
Professional Certified Coach, 2021 // International Coach Federation
Professional Certified Coach, 2020 // CoachVille
Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, 2019 // Laughter Yoga International
Super Human Interaction Technology Certification, 2019 // Human Communications Institute
eSpeakers Certified Virtual Presenter, 2020 // eSpeakers
Inclusive Capital Partners
San Diego Padres
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