Coach Profile: Yolanda R. Gruendel

Yolanda R. Gruendel

Pause for Insight, LLC

Phone:  703-298-8444


City, State:

DC Metro

Coaching Mediums:

In-person, Phone, Skype/Zoom


Yolanda (L'95) has over 15 years' experience developing and coaching professionals, leaders, and their teams. She brings to coaching a combination of clarity, candor, and kindness to help individuals discern where they are, where they would like to be, and the best path forward. She serves as a partner who understands first-hand the demands professionals and leaders face through her own experiences leading change, improving the effectiveness of teams, and developing and supporting rising and seasoned leaders. She also knows the courage it takes to confront setbacks and learn and grow from them. Yolanda earned a B.S., with distinction, from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Before dedicating herself full-time to coaching, she practiced antitrust law.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Professional and Leadership Development & Transitions
  • Career Alignment
  • Work/Life Balance


Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate; ICF PCC certified

How to Contact:

Email with "Georgetown Alum" in the subject line.

Normal Fee Structure:

$200/hour for students and individuals in the public service/non-profit sectors. $300/hour for individuals in the private sector.

GU Alumni Discount: