Gabe Lazzaro Bio

Gabe Lazzaro is a senior executive with more than 20 years of proven business and human resources leadership working in corporate, divisional and multi-plant sites. Gabe has experience working in Fortune-50 company environments within the private-equity sector, transportation, construction, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, consumer products and energy sectors. Gabe is also an Executive Advisor for Navigator Executive Advisors ( specializing in executive career transitions and leadership development and is a Facilitator with 10x-Solutions ( teaching DMAIC problem-solving course work.

Prior to launching GSL Enterprises, LLC, Gabe held senior-level human resources positions and most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources for RailAmerica, Inc. (2008-2013) and Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition for Astadia, Inc. (2014-2016) in Jacksonville, FL.  Gabe has previous work experience with some of the most progressive companies in the world including Johnson & Johnson, BIC Corporation, Pirelli, Centex Homes, CONSOL, Inc. (a Dupont subsidiary) and RailAmerica, Inc. His expertise in talent management, business process improvement, private-equity portfolio management, change management, executive development and organizational design is supplemented with extensive experience in roles encompassing start-up operations, lean manufacturing, high-growth operations and restructurings.

Gabe earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Psychology from Washington & Jefferson College where, on a 4-year football scholarship, he was named an all-conference player during his junior & senior years. His continuing education includes a Master’s degree in Organizational Management and professional certifications as a coach and trainer in 360-degree feedback and strategic & tactical leadership.

When not partnering with his clients and colleagues, Gabe serves as a coach for youth sports and volunteers as a coach for a non-profit organization that prepares adolescents for scholastic & athletic achievements by maintaining a drug-free life while in school.  Additionally, Gabe raises funds for the Wounded Warrior Project by competing in The Tough Mudder competition.  Other activities include golf, sport fishing, exercise and enjoying time with his family.

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