Ayo Thomas


Human Capital Experience
DEI Strategy

Founder and Creative Executive Officer Ayo Thomas of Galore Creative Staffing (GCS) knows firsthand the importance of fostering a diverse workplace culture, fueled by creativity, innovation, and the audacity to turn ambitious goals into achievements. Ayo, who advocates for talent diversity, equity, and inclusion, understands that successful organizations are those that recognize the merits of a vibrant and diverse work environment.

Ayo has been the driving force behind Women Own Excellence Digital Magazine, using her creative gifts in content creation and media to produce a go-to source for women looking to improve their personal and professional lives. In a short time, WOE has become a reliable publication to its readers and influencers on the cover. Ayo's commitment to WOE has been acknowledged in various publications such as the Huffington Post, Fox 45 Baltimore, Good Day Washington, Bravo TV Online, Afro News Paper, Fashion Bomb Daily, Google D.C., and other prominent media outlets.

Ayo's experience in both the Human Resource and creative fields prompted her to create a revolutionary business model, GCS. Ayo has over a decade of Human Capital experience and worked as an HR Consultant for private and public companies of all sizes. Her expertise provided clients with the knowledge to better understand their workforce, enabling them to create a workplace culture that attracts, retains, and motivates their employees.

Ayo is a highly successful HR expert with a background that spans multiple industries. She has provided expert advice and counsel in the areas of Employee and Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Talent Management and core HR Functional Areas for such employers as Johns Hopkins Hospital, DC Government and MGM National Harbor. Her credentials include multiple HR training certifications, and she is also a graduate from Cornell University’s Women’s Entrepreneurship and Diversity and Inclusion Program.