Brightworks Consulting

We are an award-winning management consulting firm specializing in business transformation from strategy through execution. We offer clients in the public, private, non-profit and education sectors an array of services to include Organizational Assessments, Workforce Development, Strategic Planning, Business Process Improvement, Training and Business Development.

Welcome to Brightworks Consulting


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) is imperative for organizational success and the wellbeing of your workforce.  Whether you are at the beginning of your DEIB  journey or enhancing your existing strategy, Brightworks will use our expertise and best practices to ensure your workplace is  diverse, equitable and inclusive.  Our experienced team will evaluate the holistic imprint of DEIB in your organization and provide a comprehensive DEIB strategy. 

We are invested in the……

Workforce of the Future

Workplace of the Future

Work health of the Future

Our products and services include:

Data Collection and Analytics

  • Establish and implement key DEIB organizational metrics
  • Provide employee surveys and culture climate assessments
  • Use the DEIB Maturity Model© Assessment and provide a customized roadmap to enhance current DEI strategies, policies and practices

Internal Policies and Practices

  • Pay equity audits
  • Policy and procedure audits
  • Diversity recruitment and onboarding
  • Validated pre-hire assessment tools for job fit

Communication Strategies (Internal and External)

Proven Strategies and Consulting Services

  • Panel discussions and facilitation
  • Corporate social responsibility best practices
  • Accountability and sustainability

Focus Groups and Facilitation

  • DEI Strategic planning and implementation

  • C Suite/Board of Directors preparation training
  • Executive Coaching
  • Formation and Implementation of ERG’s


  • Embracing diversity
  • Leading with diversity
  • Diversity and inclusion basics
  • Disabilities recognition (visible/invisible)

Christine Gannon, CEO

email gannonChristine Gannon serves as a respected exemplary leader in the public, private and non-profit sectors, as CEO of Brightworks Consulting. Leaning on her extensive cross-industry experience, she is an invested architect of change, providing exceptional value and notable ROI for clients. As CEO, Christine is known for her expertise in leadership, business process improvement, collaborative partnerships, and DE&I. Her research is focused on leadership, equity, inclusion and ensuring the workplace is safe, educated, and equitable. 

Ms. Gannon is also the Co-Founder of The Foundation for Female Equity and Inclusion. This 501c3 was established in early 2020 with a mission to serve organizations with resources, education and best practices to drive inclusion and equity in the workplace. 

Ms. Gannon is a published author and co-author of several books to include: The Excellence Code: 7 Steps to Achieve Lasting Impact™, Constitutional Grit: Using Grit as a Catalyst for Female Equity in the C Suite, along with Executive Women Grit: Powerful Stories of Women Who Earned the Silver Spoon. 

Most recently, Christine received the 2021 Phoenix Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business award and was recognized in 2020 by the Capitol Times as a top Woman Achiever of Arizona. She hosts a weekly podcast, Great Companies! Great Leaders! on You Tube and podcasting platforms. 

Prior to launching Brightworks Consulting, Ms. Gannon was the Global Leader for Transformation and Change at IBM, as well as Vice President of Business Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma holding a Master Black Belt certification. Before joining IBM, Ms. Gannon served as a Global Program and Communications Executive at American Express. 

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