We transform companies by changing the employee experience through culture, communication, leadership and design.

We transform companies by changing the employee experience through culture, communication, leadership and design.

We transform companies by changing the employee experience through culture, communication, leadership and design.

Who We Are

Passionate
Pioneers

We are passionate pioneers who combine heart and science to change the employee experience so organizations work — for everyone.

Our Capabilities

What We Do

For more than 20 years, we have helped many of the world’s most complex and admired companies drive transformation, navigate the human struggle of change and create clarity from chaos.

Whether your organization is experiencing significant growth, seeking to engage your workforce on your journey of constant innovation or executing a new strategy, we can help. We partner with your team to help build an integrated compelling story, aligned leadership and intentional roadmap, ultimately helping you realize your vision.

Areas of Expertise

Change &
Transformation
Purpose
Culture
Communication
Employee
Engagement
Leadership
& Talent
Creative Consulting
& Design
Our Insights

What We’re Thinking

With leading-edge insights on culture, purpose, communication and more, our blogs, podcasts and other resources offer you our latest perspective on the tools you can use to bring out the best your company has to offer.

Our team members regularly speak to, partner with and learn from a wide variety of industry associations.

Blog

Maril MacDonald Named a Winner of the 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards

Maril MacDonald, founder & CEO of Gagen MacDonald, was honored as a winner of the 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards at the 18th Annual Enterprising Women of the…
consulting best practices
Blog

Welcome to Mac

Friends, Welcome to the first edition of Mac! Mac is a new monthly dispatch from Gagen MacDonald that delves into what we’re seeing in the world, learning through our client…
Blog

Recap of The Conference Board’s Change & Transformation Conference

Last week, we were thrilled to serve as lead sponsor of The Conference Board’s 18th Annual Change & Transformation Conference, “Leading Through Unprecedented Change.” Never before has its content been…

Industries We Work With

Pharmaceutical /
Bioscience
Medical Products /
Other Healthcare
Consumer /
Retail
Manufacturing /
Industrial
Insurance /
Financial Services
Technology
Transportation /
Aviation
Professional
Services
Energy /
Utility / Gas
Hospitality
News & Events

What We’re Up To

Discover our latest news and events.

News & Events

Welcoming Senior Advisor Charlene Wheeless

Gagen MacDonald is pleased to announce that Charlene Wheeless is now partnering with the firm, serving in the role of Senior Advisor. Charlene has been a trusted advisor to dozens…
News & Events

Webinar: From Who Owns This? To We Got This!

October 29, 2020 - 11:00-11:45 a.m. CT At a time when two-way communication with all employees has become even more imperative for businesses, enterprise communication platforms have emerged as vital…
News & Events

Webinar: Leadership in the Digital Era: Shaping the Employee Experience with an Intranet

September 24, 2020 - 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT Inspirational leadership is a critical determinant of enterprise results and employee experience. Yet in an ever-shifting landscape with greater demand for constant communication,…
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