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Sarah Gilson

Clinical Assistant Professor
Organization and Human Resources Department
Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness


MBA, Canisius College
BA, Psychology, Canisius College


As executive director for the School of Management's Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, Gilson provides strategic oversight to the center and is focused on creating partnerships with business, nonprofit and public sector organizations that support leadership development, innovation and change efforts.

Primary Focus

  • Leadership development
  • Executive coaching
  • Team building/Team assimilation
  • Strategic planning
  • Assessment strategy
  • Succession planning
  • Executive onboarding

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

  • Society for Human Resources Management
  • Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York - Board Member
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification
  • Executive Coaching Certification (CTI and Linkage Inc.)
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification (MBTI)
  • Hogan Assessment Certification