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Jay Redman

Associate Senior Consultant

400 Valley Road, Suite 103
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

“Focus each day on gaining a deeper understanding of yourself and others and of how your behaviors and style impact them. It’s key to becoming a high-performance leader.”

Jay Redman, a dual citizen of Canada and the U.S., is an associate senior consultant with Guttman Development Strategies, Inc. He provides clients with unique strategies for improving team alignment, business performance, organization effectiveness during change, and overall leader-player engagement.

Jay coaches and mentors executives in the areas of emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, influencing skills, strategic thinking, and leading change. He works globally with senior executives in the fields of retail, financial services, health and wellness, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and government services. In addition to leadership-team alignments, executive coaching, and mentoring, Jay designs, develops, and delivers skill-based programs in diversity and inclusion, change leadership, assertion, emotional intelligence, and conflict.

Jay has provided consulting services to numerous organizations, including Royal Bank of Canada, General Electric, MOHR Retail, and the Florida Association of Special Districts.

Prior to joining GDS, Jay was a senior executive and the head of talent and organizational development at a variety of companies, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Chico’s Specialty Stores, Barnes and Noble, and Holt Renfrew (a division of Selfridges).


  • Jay received his bachelor of science, cum laude, from Louisiana State University.


  • A certified MBTI and EQ practitioner, Jay holds numerous other professional certifications from a variety of organizations, including the Gallup Organization, the Human Capital Institute, Psychological Associates, PI Worldwide, Korn-Ferry, and the Center for Creative Leadership.
  • A noted subject-matter expert on a variety of leadership topics, Jay has been a keynote speaker at the University of Florida Retailing Symposium, the National Retail Federation Conference, the Gallup Executive Forum, the Employee Practice Network, the General Electric Leaders’ Forum, and the Florida Association of Special Districts’ Annual Conference.
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