Rhonda Gray

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  • Talent Acquisition
  • Organizational Development
  • Leadership Coaching & Training
  • Nonprofit Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in English and General Business, Alabama A&M University
  • Master’s degree in Counseling, University of Missouri-St. Louis

What Clients Value Most

A relentless agent for change, Rhonda Gray wants to see how far she can push the limits of her own potential and the potential of others. Throughout her career in diverse industries, she has led efforts within organizations to provide talent, cultural, and leadership solutions. Her expertise in organizational development includes employee engagement, talent acquisition, performance management, team development, and leadership coaching.


Getting Results for Clients

  • Led a not for profit through a significant period of growth and transition by pivoting its strategy, developing a new culture, and assembling a high performing team of staff and board leaders.
  • Designed a talent management system to assess and improve leadership talent as well as develop high potential leaders for succession planning.
  • Co-led operations for civic-venture partnership between St. Louis Public Schools and over 50 local businesses that fundraised $13 million to improve student achievement in urban schools.
  • Designed a youth employment program that had 100% employee retention rate in 19 businesses.


Prior to CSI

  • Executive Director for seven years at Almost Home, a not for profit providing housing and support services to low-income single women and children.
  • Community Investment Manager at United Way of St. Louis, for six years.
  • Assistant Director at Vashon Education Compact, for five years.


In The Community

Rhonda is a member of the Board of Directors at Harris House Foundation. She has also served on the Board of College Summit St. Louis, an organization dedicated to increasing college enrollment rates in struggling school districts. She frequently serves as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and trainer for corporate, academic, religious and nonprofit organizations.