Amy Rebecca Gay, Ph.D.
Organizational Development, Facilitation, Conflict Coaching, System Assessment & Design, Organizational Mediation, Training
Amy Rebecca Gay is an organizational consultant, mediator and coach who specializes in improving the ability of organizations, teams and individuals to productively discuss difficult issues, work effectively across business units, and build relationships with strategic business partners.
Over the last 25 years Amy has designed and delivered training, facilitation and conflict resolution processes for diverse audiences; administered mediation programs, mediated, and trained and supervised mediators; and designed/delivered conflict management training programs for audiences ranging small non-profits to Fortune 500 companies. She has also designed and facilitated processes aimed at reaching consensus on difficult issues and uncovering organizational barriers to constructive conflict.
Examples of Amy’s work include designing and facilitating process to create clinical practice guidelines for lung cancer and prostate cancer screening funded through the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, designing and delivering a four-day leadership and cultural competency training for top leadership in the City of Cambridge, designing and facilitating conflict resolution process for a large union, and facilitating a team building and solidarity experience for a small non-profit. Amy also provides business coaching to individuals who are in the midst of conflict, preparing for an up-coming negotiation or who are interested in improving their ability to communicate and work constructively with direct reports, manages and other key business contacts.
In addition to her client work, Amy served as an elected representative on her town’s School Committee and currently teaches negotiations in Babson College’s MBA program. Previously, she taught at UMass Boston, LeMoyne College and Syracuse University.
Before joining TMG, Amy was the Product Manager and Trainer at Vantage Partners, a firm specializing in negotiation and communication skills and strategic relationship management for Fortune 500 companies. At Vantage, Amy delivered one- and two-day workshops on negotiation, difficult conversations, influence, and change management to diverse clients, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Boston Scientific, Cisco, Deloitte, MasterCard International, Northrup Grumman, and sanofi-aventis, as well as corporations in energy, publishing, and consumer product manufacturing.
Amy holds a Ph.D. in social science from Syracuse University, along with graduate certificates in women’s studies and conflict resolution. She is currently working toward becoming a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through the Coaches Training Institute.