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Paula Guilfoyle

Do you want to help WBC and your organization drive change, deal with uncertainty and develop leaders and teams that thrive no matter the disruption or change? Connect with me – Paula Guilfoyle.


Paula Guilfoyle is the Founder and President of Claim Leadership, a company devoted to leadership development, team development and executive coaching. Paula’s purpose is to support people in becoming effective leaders and contributors, embracing lives that are productive, meaningful, and happy.


Paula’s is open and vulnerable about the personal experiences that provided the drive to create the original work that has helped 1,000’s succeed.


Having spent the past 30+ years studying mindset and personal development and the past 15 years creating and delivering programs to support people in moving beyond the beliefs that hold them back, she teaches simple tools for predictable and proven success.


Her Keynotes and Workshops have exceptional results, with average feedback of 9.29/10 consistently.


Leadership and Program Results include significantly improved Retention, Engagement, Productivity, and Stress Management = resilience during constant change and uncertainty.


Paula’s speaking and training with industry leaders such as Coca-Cola, Accenture, Collins, Lowe’s, Microsoft, and Collins Aerospace has been transformative. Teams report achieving better results at work, feeling less stress, and enjoying more quality time with their families.

Before founding Claim Leadership Paula spent almost 20 years at Fortune 500 companies GE and Aventis, in Human Resources, Sales and Sales Management. Her awards include GE’s Managerial Award for exceptional leadership and Aventis’s highest sales award, The President’s Club.


Paula has an M.S. in Counseling and Human Resources from the State University of New York at Albany and a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Handicapped from The State University College at Cortland, New York.