Leadership Titan Tim Gately Joins N2Growth’s Team as Executive in Residence

Veteran Public Safety Executive and Organizational Strategist Tim Gately Brings a Legacy of Transformation and Positive Leadership to the Firm

Philadelphia, PA — N2Growth, a globally recognized leadership consultancy firm, is thrilled to announce the addition of Tim Gately as an Executive in Residence. A seasoned leader with an unparalleled track record in public administration leadership, operations management, and personnel development, Gately brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the N2Growth team.

“We’re incredibly excited to have Tim join our team,” said Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth. “His unique blend of experience in public safety leadership and his drive for fostering positive organizational cultures align perfectly with our mission at N2Growth. We’re eager to see the immense value he will undoubtedly bring to our clients.”

Tim Gately’s resume speaks volumes about his dedication and commitment to excellence in his field. Serving as Chief of Police for the City of Des Moines (WA) with 24 years of public sector experience, including roles spanning operations, administration, community engagement and investigations, Gately’s leadership in public safety is commendable. His initial years as a Washington State Patrol Trooper and subsequent leadership at the City of Redmond (WA) reflect his deep-rooted commitment to community safety.

Beyond his service in the public sector, Gately has showcased his strategic insights through the founding of Timothy J Enterprises LLC, specializing in strategy development, positive culture-building, and organizational transformation. An advocate for open communication and connection, Tim has garnered acclaim as a national instructor and speaker, emphasizing the transformative power of a positive environment.

Tim’s dedication to impactful change can be witnessed through his successful endeavors, from aligning performance appraisals to implementing community-based court diversion models. Notably, his collaborations with key stakeholders to revise state laws have ushered in increased grant funding and extended renewal periods for regional task forces. Moreover, his leadership extends to the non-profit sector, embodying his holistic approach to community service.

“Tim Gately’s unparalleled expertise in public safety leadership and his transformative approach to organizational culture makes him an invaluable asset to N2Growth. His ability to bridge the gap between strategy and positive culture change aligns seamlessly with our ethos. We’re more than excited to have such a distinguished individual join our ranks, and I personally look forward to the groundbreaking initiatives we’ll undertake together.” – Jim Hotaling, Global Head of Leadership Development & Assessment at N2Growth.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Tim is a pillar in the Seattle, Washington community. Residing with his family, he ardently supports organizations promoting youth leadership, Special Olympics athletes, and the arts. A fervent supporter of the Washington Huskies, Gately’s spirit for his community is palpable.

“We’re not just welcoming a stellar executive,” Vukelic emphasized. “We’re embracing a visionary leader, whose values and drive mirror our very own. Welcome to N2Growth, Tim.”

A lifelong learner, Gately holds advanced degrees from the University of Washington and the University of San Diego. His certifications from globally recognized institutions, such as the FBI National Academy at the University of Virginia, the Center for Creative Leadership in Colorado Springs, and the Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker School of Management, reinforce his commitment to growth and development.