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“Gay is highly collaborative and innovative and has a variety of tools and knowledge and willingly shares with others. She is great at coaching, an expert in facilitation, designs very interactive and relevant training.”
Karen F.
Talent & OE Manager
“Gay is an excellent communicator and innovator!”
Marsha W.
Financial Services
“In-depth assessment skills make [Gay] a valued business partner who can accurately determine root cause and then develop and implement successful business strategies and solutions.”
Dominic K.
System Learning & Development Manager
Health Care
“Gay is responsive to the business needs of the sector, a team player and is easy to partner with. She is friendly, enthusiastic, and willing to do what it takes to get the job done.”
Peter W.
EVP Finance
Credit Cards
“Gay brought exceptional insight and depth of knowledge to each project... She has always been a great joy to work with.”
Lynne L.
Banking Manager
Financial Services

About Thought Partners, Inc.

At Thought Partners, Inc. we're passionate about collaboration.

Our Mission

Our mission is to jointly assist our clients in forward thinking, and getting to positive outcomes, as they face the enormous challenges of leading in today's business climate. We are committed to building the capability of every team member through the development of skill and perspective. This way, our clients retain ownership for their ideas and solutions and gain maximum benefit from our work together.

Our Values

At TPI we are committed to...

  • Only undertake and carry out work with our clients that will give them significant impact
  • Follow the highest standards of business and moral ethics
  • Conduct ourselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Build the skills and capabilities of all people involved in our projects

Your Thought Partners

Gay Lynch
CEO & Senior Thought Partner

Gay is an experienced performance improvement leader and a senior consultant with Thought Partners, Inc. Her focus is on designing and implementing measurable approaches to talent management, strategic alignment, human performance and capability improvement, and conflict resolution. Her work in developing data-driven solutions, as well as her work with "Best Places To Work" survey initiatives, are strengths that fit well with today's imperatives – measuring and increasing employee alignment, capability, and engagement.

Before joining Thought Partners, Inc., Gay led performance improvement and organization effectiveness initiatives in financial services, energy, insurance, education, and human services sectors. Her pioneering work in performance management systems has helped senior executives gain essential knowledge to produce informed talent and succession decisions – a critical factor for organizational success. She is also a gifted coach and mentor whose insights and approach have enriched lives and achieved results.

Gay received an undergraduate degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and a graduate degree in Linguistics and Multicultural Education, from the University of Delaware. She has completed extensive post graduate training in instructional design, program evaluation, performance engineering, diversity, appreciative inquiry, organizational assessment and high impact coaching, and is a certified Birkman® Consultant and Master Coach. She is multilingual and has traveled, studied and taught in North America, South America, Western Europe and the United Kingdom.

Affiliate Thought Partners

TPI maintains a broad network of affiliate Thought Partners, all of whom have both academic and operational experience in their fields. We require that they also possess exceptional communication skills, business acumen, and project management skills.

Our Affiliates have expertise in the following areas:

  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Finance
  • Safety
  • Process Improvement
  • Business Metrics
  • Human Resources
  • Instructional Design
  • Vendor Management

To discuss your project requirements contact us by email or phone:
Telephone: 302.540.1640