Gwen is a seasoned global talent development professional with a passion for leader development, organizational effectiveness, training & facilitation and change management. With 15+ years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Development in the hospitality industry, Gwen has a strong track record of driving transformative organizational initiatives focused on employee engagement.
Gwen founded her company Craft Leadership is currently fully supporting CHIPSA/CPI Hospital with building their HR & Talent Development function. During her off-time Gwen enjoys volunteering at local food drives, reading a good novel, trying new taco shops and creating charcuterie boards.
Gwen holds various certifications: PROSCI Certified Change Practitioner, Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD), SLII Certified Trainer and an ATD Coaching Certificate. She is the current President of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) San Diego Chapter and an active Mentor and Workshop Facilitator at Regional Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego Miramar College supporting entrepreneurs’ development.