KyCPE Coach - M. E. Gamble
Mary Elizabeth “M. E.” Yancosek Gamble, Chair, Business and Communications and Media Arts Department at Bethany College, has researched, written and presented on strategic planning and customer focused communication. Since 1988, she has owned Yancosek Communications, and organizational consulting firm. In 1998, it became Yancosek Gamble, LLC. She has consulted and trained in the areas of systems perspective, people-centered customer-focus, and innovative organizational principles.
Before teaching at Bethany she was the state director of the Small Business Division of the West Virginia Development Office where she continued the ISO 9001 certification of the agency. Before being named state director she was the Small Business Developer for Loudoun County, Virginia. Immediately before, she was the director of the regional office of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center.
A native of Washington, Pennsylvania, she has a BA from California University of Pennsylvania, an MA from Marshall University (WV), both in communication studies, and has done post-graduate work in organizational communication from Bowling Green State University (OH) where she studied about circuses and popular entertainment.