Gail Griffith has enjoyed a 35 year career in libraries, with over 25 years as a public library administrator responsible for public services, organization development, and human resources. In 2008 she retired as deputy director of the Carroll County (Md.) Public Library. Since 1992, Griffith has consulted with library, local government, and nonprofit clients. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning and organization design, and she is also a skilled trainer, particularly in the areas of leadership development and team building. She holds a BA in sociology from Otterbein College, an MS in applied behavioral science from Johns Hopkins University, and an MLS from the University of Maryland.