Gayle Brandel


Gayle founded PNP Staffing Group, also known as Professionals for NonProfits, in 1996, the first staffing firm to provide talent exclusively to the nonprofit sector.

Prior to founding PNP, Gayle served in a financial and business management capacity in numerous leading NYC nonprofit institutions. She is an experienced leader in strategic talent management and capacity building recruitment for nonprofits. She is committed to helping nonprofit organizations make smart hiring decisions.

Gayle is a strong believer in the power of nonprofits to make a difference in people’s lives and is proud to partner with organizations to help make that difference. She sits on several nonprofit Boards, has authored numerous articles on hiring, retention, and professional development for publications in the sector, and is an in-demand speaker at nonprofit and for-profit events and conferences. Gayle holds an MBA from Fordham University and a Masters in Art.