Gail thrives in early stage entrepreneurial businesses and has been the
"intrapreneur" in global leaders like IBM, Citibank and Dun and Bradstreet.
Gail's track record demonstrates the importance of emphasizing execution meshed
with strategic insights, intense focus on goals and priorities, and nimbleness
to adjust when a change in direction is required.
As a former turn-around consultant, Gail manages fast-start initiatives and provides strategic insights, talent and rapid results on a consulting basis. She often serves in interim management roles while developing and proving what works, and coaches the organization to carry success forward.
WHAT DO CLIENTS SAY?
"Gail epitomizes 'big brain thinking'! She and I worked together to create the foundation for a new business plan in the Commercial Real Estate/Energy sector. She was able to simplify complex concepts and helped me with a board level pitch on a new revenue opportunity for EDR. I would highly recommend Gail and her services."
Qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative
"Gail has been working with me as a consultant to DepotPoint to develop
solutions for the mortgage banking community. At a time when this industry is in
crisis mode, Gail has done a tremendous job of organizing our approach to this
market; prioritizing the segments by their specialized need and in creating
unique approaches for each.
- Gail is a very clear thinker which is essential when working with a market in chaos
- Gail is comfortable working with an early stage company
- She is able to adjust to new market discoveries quickly and redirect her efforts on the fly
- Gail's experience and background comes across as instant credibilty in dealing with customers
- Gail's high integrity and honesty make her an asset to any company she works with and I would gladly work with her again.
I would highly recommend Gail as a very talented consultant."
Top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative
"Gail ran a two day workshop with our executive team to assist with some strategic product development initiatives. Gail was an excellent facillitator and we were thrilled with the ideas that were developed over the two days."
"Gail is an extremely honest, high integrity, hard working individual with
strong work ethic.
Gail employs a very disciplined, systematic approach to understanding and solving business issues. In the face of controversy, she is able to skillfully separate the people from the problems and quickly bring to bear her knowledge and expertise in focusing all of the stakeholders on identifying goals, developing strategies and achieving results.
"Gail is as comfortable stepping into a company as an external advisor or mentor, as she is in taking the role of chief executive; leading business development and sales; handling corporate communications; spear-heading investor relations and making investor presentations."
Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
"Gail gets the job done. I found out about her through one of my partners who
said, "she's just what you need," which frankly was the understatement. Her
knowledge and experience in working with top-level executives in the B to B
world and knowing their culture have been invaluable to my start-up company.
Gail consults on marketing and sales strategies, and I'm happy to say that
because of her we have made substantial progress toward growing our company. She
combines perseverance with grace, leading to what is most important: results."
"I recently engaged Gail on a creative business presentation which provided
focus, depth and innovation to a key client outreach. The project was delivered
on-time utilizing key insights and a fresh product segmentation model which acts
now to define a key component of our business. Gail is a driven,
success-oriented consultant with an extensive business orientation and a
pleasure to work with."
Tom DiMercurio Founder, CEO, Paradigm
Top Qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative
"Gail is a fantastic business development executive and coach. She provided insightful market analysis and feedback that impacted our core value proposition, critical for a new technology entrant. Her critical thinking skills are only surpassed by her listening skills - she has a very sharp ear and knows exactly how to assess an enterprise customer's true needs.
Mike Tedesco, Founder and CEO, Omnyscient
"I can heartily endorse Gail Kerr as a knowledgeable and effective consultant. She is skilled and experienced in several areas important to today's marketers whether they are focused on B2B or B2C-technology for marketing, technology to support consumer data products/applications, and more importantly how to fund, market, sell and rollout technology products and services."
Francey Smith, senior
marketing executive for Bloomingdale's, the $1 billion plus division of
Federated Department Stores.
"Gail has been great to work with. She is very focused towards getting the results. I would highly recommend her."
Sunil Reddy, CEO and Founder, KeyID
"Gail joined Citibank in a turn-around role to diagnose and correct customer profitability and retention problems for a business unit undergoing significant change and encountering stiff new competition. For that division and several others, she diagnosed the problems and identified corrective action, planned programs, and drove execution across several sales and service units throughout the bank with outstanding results."
"Gail's lifetime of experience in banking is immediately apparent from the moment you meet her. Personable, thoughtful, but also direct, she's a consummate sales professional, capable of moving a deal through all the stages. Most important are results, and very early in our relationship, Gail successfully helped us to raise money from angel investors."
"Gail is an insightful consultant with a proven ability to move through inertia to implement her excellent ideas. She has a strong track record of delivering results."
"(Gail) was very entrepreneurial in spite of being with a large company and she was a true leader and innovator in crafting marketing solutions to expand D&B's business."
Great Results, Personable, Expert, High Integrity, Creative
Delivers results "Your contribution to the company has been tremendous. You have helped us
to form an enterprise program, scope a market and open doors to key players in
the market. Your professionalism and integrity are unsurpassed in
Leads Effectively "The praise really goes to you -- for choosing us, organizing us, and keeping us on task
those many months."
Inspires innovation "Gail ran a two day workshop with our executive team to assist with some strategic product development initiatives. Gail was an excellent facilitator and we were thrilled with the ideas that were developed over the two days."
Easy to work with "Gail has been great to work with. She is very focused towards getting the results. I would highly recommend her."
Flexible roles "Gail is as comfortable stepping into a company as an external advisor or mentor, as she is in taking the role of chief executive; leading business development and sales; handling corporate communications; spear-heading investor relations and making investor presentations."
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