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Gil Yancey

Gil Yancey

Gilbert C. Yancey is entering his sixth year as the Executive Director of the F. David Fowler Career Center.

Prior to joining GWSB, Gil was senior vice president and managing director of Lee Hecht Harrison LLC’s Washington and Baltimore area offices. Under his leadership the firm’s market presence increased to three offices in DC, Vienna, VA and Columbia, MD. These offices won multiple top performance awards for providing career management, outplacement, leadership development and executive coaching services to organizations and individuals.

Yancey chaired a committee for the Greater Washington Board of Trade focused on creating a Public/Private partnership with the Federal and Private sectors to ease the transition of exiting government workers.

Before joining LHH, Gil was Director of Human Resources for Bell Atlantic Corporation (Verizon) - a leading telecommunications and information services company. Yancey received his B.A. in History and Government from Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. He served on the Board of Directors for the National Kidney Foundation for twelve years, and continues to serve on the Board of Advisors for the DC Children’s Trust Fund.