Gayle Yeakle


Gayle Braun Yeakle

Practice Director


Gayle is a formidable leader in health care and an innovator in information technology, with over 30 years of executive, IT management, clinical systems and consulting experience. She brings extensive project leadership experience in staffing and IT strategic model development and implementation, operational planning and budget management, vendor selection and turnarounds. In operational roles, her team building skills and results-based management practices result in increased productivity and reduced staff turnovers. An integrator by nature, Ms. Yeakle takes technologies and makes them cost-effective and contextually functional for health care organizations.

Professional Affiliations

Board Member, Sharp/Children’s MRI Center
Member, Healthcare Information and Management
Systems Society (HIMSS)
Member, College of Healthcare Information
Management Executives (CHIME)


MBA, Finance and Information Technology, National University, San Diego
BS, Biochemistry with Minor in Organic Chemistry and Psychology, University of California, San Diego


Practice Areas

  • Interim Management
    • CIO/SVP-IS
    • Director
  • Program Management
    • Planning and implementation
    • Management and operations
  • IT Lifecycle
    • Strategic planning
    • Vendor selection
    • Implementation
    • Contract negotiation
    • Budgeting and IT assessment
  • Pediatric Facilities
  • System-wide HIT Implementation and Conversion
  • E-Health
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Root cause analysis, health system major outage
  • Health system compliance review, remediation and project management


Joseph M. DeLuca
Managing Practice Director

Ned Boatright
Practice Director

Gayle Braun Yeakle
Practice Director

David Lillibridge
Practice Director

Rebecca Enmark
Research Director