Gayle Carney

“What gets me up in the morning? Another opportunity to guide the work of leaders and staff in nonprofits, schools, and businesses committed to a society that improves everyone’s quality of life. My job goes beyond strategizing, technology, and websites. My job is to help individuals and organizations see their value in a brighter light and to step out with confidence to meet their mission.”

Gayle Carney is an effective, get-things-done leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who cares about her clients and dives deep to understand their world. As the Co-founder and Director of Strategy at Pulse Forward, Gayle builds out innovative plans and comprehensively organizes entities committed to making a change in the world. By strengthening client programs and brands, Gayle’s strategizing leads to increased individual, team, and organizational performance. She also coaches leaders, providing an external perspective on organizational challenges.

Prior to Pulse Forward, Gayle founded the Center for Community Technology Services at the University of Baltimore which was created to provide strategic technology and website development services. Gayle’s focus on nonprofits began in her role as Chief Technology Officer for The Enterprise Foundation headquarters and its 21 national offices, now Enterprise Community Partners. As the Senior Director of Training at PowerUP, a Steve and Jean Case Foundation initiative, Gayle designed and directed professional development for over 1000 nonprofits around the country.

Gayle graduated from Boston University’s School of Education and made a career shift from education to technology after teaching for several years. In her spare time, she volunteers with various nonprofit boards and schools in the Baltimore area, where she and her family currently live.