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Hi, I'm Don Gatewood.

20+ year Non-Profit (president & CEO) Professional Leadership Coach, and Podcast Host

LEADERSHIP and professional Development podcast with don Gatewood


The goal of the Leadership and Professional Development with Don Gatewood is to discuss and share information that will guide you toward reaching and achieving your professional goals and aspirations.  We will explore a range of topics from; Strategic Planning, Team Management, Conflict Resolution, Interviewing, Salary Negotiations, Team Work, Communication, Executive Leadership, Resume, Evaluations and the list goes on and on…

Want to be a guest on my Show? Email Me


1 on 1 Coaching

Resume coaching, cover letter and thank you letter creation. Interviewing, negotiation skills, and more!


Interview Course

Learn how to exceed and impress the hiring managers and recruiters. Ask the best questions, prepare for interview, and more!

Workshop Facilitator

How to answer difficult questions, develop attritive resumes, negotiate salary, conflict resolution, and more!

Keynote Speaker

Book Don Brien Gatewood to deliver thoughtful and inspiring keynotes speeches


Getting the Job and Thriving in the Position Course

Finding the right position is hard. Let Don help in with your approach.

About Me

about DON

For 23 years, Don Brien Gatewood has led a several nonprofit initiatives in Detroit and Washington DC.  Gatewood has led large teams, program operations, strategic planning, accounting, communications, compliance regulations, fundraising for several organizations including American Red Cross and Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit and Washington and the Center for Workforce Inclusion.

Gatewood is current cofounder and CEO of The Initiative Baltimore; a Professional Leadership Consultant, and the host of the podcast-- Leadership and Professional Development with Don Gatewood. He completed his bachelor’s studies at Wayne State University and master’s degree at University of Maryland. Gatewood also has a certified workforce development professional, DTM in Toastmaster’s International, Board of Director at Oglethorpe, Member of a Labor Management Committee and Benefits Contract Negotiator.

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."

- Thomas Edison

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