ABOUT US

At Gibson Consulting, we believe that our clients need to continuously focus on their strategic purpose, and then align their goals with their capabilities. Excellence is achieved through a culture that encourages open and creative dialog, while simultaneously ensuring clarity in the roles and responsibilities.

 

Our team of consultants are business owners themselves. We draw from this pool of experts when their expertise can help us serve our clients better. We have decade of experience in strengthening companies. We bring with us a longstanding, diverse and growing network that we’ve formed from our years of experience. Our clients can use this network to gain knowledge and use external resources that a business may not even be aware of.

 

This balance empowers all and makes significant accomplishments possible.  Our team enjoys working on many issues, with a conviction that the qualities of our environment, community, culture, and relationships are all intertwined.

Core Team

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KEESHA

GIBSON

Founder/ Owner

Keesha Gibson (Founder) has more than 25 years of executive management and nonprofit industry experience. She raised and managed millions of dollars in funds for organizations across the country. Ms. Gibson and her growing team of consulting professionals are seeking to broaden the horizons of entrepreneurs and businesses by providing "out of the box" ideas and strategic services to encourage business owners to remain steadfast in their visions of success.

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MICHELLE

VIVANZ

Business Advisor

A graduate of New York University Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service graduate program, Michelle has worked in the nonprofit field for over 20 years. She began her career developing vocational programs for homeless and mentally ill adults in New York City. Before transitioning into the fund development field, she led an innovative community development project targeting at-risk youth residing low-income Staten Island neighborhoods. The outcomes of this innovative program have been researched and documented by a national research think tank.

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Dr. HELEN

DOWNING

Content Editor

Dr. Downing has a passion for unedited text. As a freelance Editor, she provides professional proofreading and editing services.  She ensures that our articles, blogs, contracts, business plans, and proposals are professionally reviewed, edited and revised. Dr. Downing provides us with a valuable and timely service. It gives us peace of mind when our publications are ready to be shared publicly. 

Business Partners

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MAX

BEAULIEU

Principal & Managing Attorney

Max has an extensive career in all aspects of the entertainment and sports industry.  From handling the legal and management tasks of entertainment events, to brand management for fashion brands, to legal counsel of startup sports league – Max has become one of the most diverse sports and entertainment attorneys in the country.

 

Max is currently admitted to the New York and New Jersey State Bar and specializes in Sports Law and Corporate Transactions. Prior to establishing the Beaulieu Law Firm, Max worked with some of the  major sports leagues and some of the top Law Firms in New York City

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CHARLES 

FOSTER

Managing Partner

Charles Foster, CPA, PPLC

Charles Foster has years of valuable experience assisting small businesses and nonprofits.  Financial statement preparation and analysis, strategic planning, financial modeling, business process analysis, and re-engineering are among the many services provided. Mr. Foster provides services that are specialized, independent, unbiased, and thorough.

 

 

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SHANTEL

GARCIA

Principal & Owner

Innovative Consulting & Solutions

Shantel Garcia is the Principal and Owner of Innovative Consulting and Solutions (ICS). She earned her MBA from the University of New Haven and has over 13 years of managerial accounting and operations experience. Through ICS, she provides senior-level financial management and accounting services to private and public businesses and non profit organizations.

 

Shantel refers to herself as a financial thought partner, as she helps entrepreneurs and executives work through challenges they face while managing their companies’ finances. Shantel is also an engaged member of the New Haven business community where she serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven and a Board Member for the Connecticut Women’s Consortium. She lives in New Haven with her husband and three children.

 

 

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Dr. Joynicole Martinez

Founder & CEO

The Alchemist Agency

Dr. Joynicole Martinez, founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Alchemist Agency. The Alchemist Agency is a leading Management Consulting and Executive Coaching firm serving leading corporations, health care facilities, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profit corporations. Dr. Martinez is a community advancement and public health expert, who has developed initiatives that reach across disciplines to strengthen health and wellness. She has over 20 years of experience providing capacity-building services, including executive and board training, strategic planning, and organizational design with a focus on performance management, fund development and impact measurement.

 

Dr. Martinez has trained professionals and presented at the Microsoft Corporation, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, US Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), the Coca-Cola Company, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, UNESCO, Ritz Paris, and leading corporations and organizations around the world.

 

 

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Melvin Veasley

Founder & CEO

MVP Marketing Results

Melvin Veasley CEO of MVP Marketing Results started his company with only one customer. MVP  blossomed into a full-service digital marketing agency in Rhode Island. Although we have grown exponentially and expanded significantly over this last year, we have stuck to the same core values that helped us cater to our customers' needs from day one.
 
MVP provides effective and proven digital marketing strategies to companies that range in a variety of size and industry. Regardless of your business, there's always room for marketing services.