See how GF's values shaped its story

Emergent Design

GF opened its doors in 2021 with a focus on just and restorative practices, trauma resilience, and leadership for the common good. Our approach, emergent design, embeds values from these 3 fields into all of our work. This shapes what work we do, as well as how we show up to do it.


What is/isn’t included in history books tells us a lot about power and belonging. Maryland is the first state to fund a historic racial lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). In 2021 GF was contracted by the Maryland Judiciary to conduct statewide trainings on racial truth-telling across the TRC’s hearing locations.


GF’s expertise in sexual harm and restorative practices is regularly in demand. A financial organization underwrote the costs of GF personnel developing a curriculum for sexual harm prevention and response. Organizations are increasingly seeing the benefits of engaging harm preemptively instead of tragically after-the-fact.


GF takes the ethic of generosity seriously. Within our first year of operation we set deliberate targets for humanitarian work and philanthropic giving. Read here about an intergenerational leadership coaching project that our staff helped to initiate. We believe that generosity is a form of socially responsible investment.


GF’s founders bring experience in business and executive education to the table, having taught in university MBA and MA in Leadership programs. Their agile learning curriculums engage multiple and diverse change drivers in the organizational landscape.


At GF we believe that innovation is a product of successful collaborations. We invest in our clients’ potential and use a strengths-based approach. GF excels by taking timelines and feedback seriously. We’re super attentive because our goal is to bring your ideas to life.


Harrisonburg, VA 22801, US