JaKeitha Jay Gipson

JaKeitha "Jay" Gipson brings more than 12 years of experience in federal government human resources roles. She specializes in classification and compensation. In roles ranging from Program Manager to Senior Human Resources Project Specialist, Jay has serves as a subject matter expert for a variety of large-scale classification and compensation projects, ultimately creating a Center of Excellence through enhanced business processes and deliverables. She has been responsible for a myriad of human capital allocation studies, workforce planning, position management, organizational designs, pay settings, and occupational consistency reviews.

Jay holds a dual master's in health administration and informatics with a concentration in human resources management from the University of Missouri — Columbia. She has completed advanced classification and position management, compensation, human resources processes and analysis, and strategic human capital consulting coursework from Graduate School USA. Jay also has completed Project Management Professional coursework at the University of Texas — Arlington.

A New Orleans native, Jay lives in Dallas, TX. She enjoys wheel-throwing pottery, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.

Jay came to Gallagher from Koff & Associates, a full-spectrum human resources and recruiting services firm serving the public sector. K&A joined Gallagher in 2021.