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Galia Gomez Pennekam

Fundraising & Leadership Consultant

Drawing upon 25+ years in the nonprofit, academic, and corporate sectors and her entrepreneurial journey, Galia has honed her consulting, coaching, and facilitating skills. Galia is an expert specializing in fundraising, strategy execution, talent development, and team, executive, and board coaching—working within both the corporate and NGO sectors.

Her diverse, multicultural, lived experiences enable her to be comfortable working in any space, industry, and with any leader—regardless of status or experience. Galia is a natural connector. Her passion for empowering others is unshakable.

Galia is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation, an Everything DiSC® Certified Practitioner, and an Energy Index (ELI) Master Practitioner, among her many certifications.  She has a B.A. from Guilford College and an M.S.Ed. The University of Miami.

Meet Our Team

Teri Beckman

Founder and CEO of HIGOL

Charlotte Barnes

Business Manager

Audra Campbell

Executive Assistant

Heather Nunley

Leadership Coach & Talent Management Consultant

Lindsay Brown

Talent Management Expert & Data Wizard

Richard Ammons

Strategic Fundraising & Capital Campaign Consultant

Sharon Papo

Executive Coach, Trainer, and Skilled Fundraiser

Margaret Brunson, PhD

Leadership Expert, Coach & Trainer

Galia Gomez Pennekam

Fundraising & Leadership Consultant

Malenia Swinton

Strategy & Communications Consultant, Marketing Expert

Shereese Floyd

Marketing and Storytelling Expert

Lyle English

Leadership Whisperer & Coach

Julia Reich

Visual & Brand Strategist

Kenyatta Hall, MBA

Business Strategist

Kelly White

Project Manager Extraordinaire

Achille Nangbon

Certified Kolbe Consultant

Andrew Trump

Our Data Guy

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