Gayle Treichel Bunge

    Associate Partner, Americas

    Our dear friend and colleague, Gayle Treichel Bunge, awed us all with her optimism, grace, intentionality, resilience, courage, and perspective – and left us with the motto that Every Day is a Bonus Day. You have inspired us all to make the most of each day every day, Gayle. We love you and will miss you always. Read more about Gayle’s life here.

    Professional Expertise

    KRW Associate Partner Gayle Treichel Bunge worked with senior corporate leaders to improve organizational performance and alignment and facilitate leadership effectiveness through individual and group coaching. She designed and delivered customized meetings and sessions for US and multicultural teams within organizations looking to deepen cross-functional alignment and business results.


    Gayle had more than twenty-five years of experience working in a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining KRW, Gayle worked as the coaching manager and executive coach for Clear Channel Worldwide. She was responsible for developing and overseeing strategic plans for the top ten revenue-producing markets in the Eastern region of the United States. Additionally, Gayle was responsible for developing a formal coaching structure within Clear Channel. This included the reporting and tracking of executive coaching goals as well as training internal corporate coaches.

    Gayle also held senior-level positions at the Disney Corporation. She was responsible for developing and leading new initiatives for cross-functional business development for strategic partners and core brands. Skilled in executive coaching, Gayle has been instrumental in accelerating individual leadership performance in her clients.

    • B.A. — Colorado State University
    • Certified Master Coach – Behavioral Coaching Institute, Australia
    • Certification in the Hogan suite of psychometrics, MBTI Step I and Step II, Team Management Profile (TMP), DiSC, CDR 3-Dimensional Character Assessment, CCL Skillscope
    • Results Coaching Systems Graduate — The Executive and Leadership Coaching division, NYU
    • Chicago’s Second City Leadership Program Graduate
    • Corporate Athlete Program Graduate, Human Performance Institute (HPI)
    • Certified Master Facilitator for the Creative Problem Solving Process, Creative Problem Solving Institute
    • Former StrengthsFinder Coach– Gallup University, Omaha, Nebraska