Tony Gambill

Principal Consultant


  • Leadership and Talent Development
  • Team Consulting
  • Executive Coaching


Tony brings more than 20 years of executive experience in leadership and talent development within global for-profit, non-profit, technical, research, healthcare, government, and higher educational industries. Tony provides strategic perspectives combined with practical expertise building knowledge, skills, and processes for leadership excellence and career growth. Tony has proven experience collaborating with organizations and their leadership teams in delivering meaningful results in the areas of Leadership Development, High Potential Development, Executive Succession, Strategic Talent Planning, Coaching and Team Consulting.

Prior to joining CREO, Tony was the VP of Organizational Development and Learning at RTI International for nine years, and prior to that was the Director of Leadership and Organizational Development Services at Virginia Tech and Conservation International. His experience as a leader, as well as teaching and consulting at some of the world’s leading educational and research-based organizations, has taught him the importance of standing on the foundation of relevant leadership and organizational theory while incorporating practical tools and experiential learning. In his previous leadership roles, he has effectively leveraged people development and talent processes and systems to improve organizational culture by creating capable leaders and environments for individuals to succeed. Tony’s passion and experience enable him to ask insightful questions and provide expert guidance for developing leadership excellence at individual, team, and organizational levels.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Memphis, and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development from Western Carolina University.