Dr. Trina Clayeux

Special guest

Dr. Trina Clayeux is the CEO of Give an Hour, a non-profit organization that provides free counseling to servicemembers, veterans and their loved ones. Before joining Give an Hour, Dr. Clayeux served as chief operations officer for social impact nonprofits addressing educational, socioemotional, and affordable housing disparities across low-wealth communities and as a director and assistant dean for both the K-12 and community college systems.

Dr. Clayeux is a military spouse, her husband retired after serving 26 years in the U.S. Air Force. As part of her involvement with military families, she served as the director of workforce and economic development for a county of governments charged with multistate coordination of a Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) event, served as chief executive officer of a national military spouse, and veteran workforce development network, and as a sexual assault response coordinator in support of the Army family readiness system.

Dr. Clayeux earned a Master of Public Administration from Portland State University and a Ph.D. in leadership studies from Gonzaga University along with certifications in change management, lean process improvement, and program evaluation. She’s been recognized by the National Association of Development Boards for innovation, the Sailing Award for leadership excellence, and the Chase Foundation for a nonprofit of the year award. In addition, Dr. Clayeux presented at several state and national conferences related to human-centered design in workforce education, trauma-informed practices in youth workforce development, and a replication model for program design, delivery, and impact serving vulnerable populations.

In addition to professional experience, Dr. Clayeux co-founded C-Suite Executive Solutions, a fractional consulting business aimed at operationalizing equity and inclusion into the fabric of organizational operations, provides consultative expertise related to youth gang intervention strategies and is writing a book reimagining nonprofit fundraising.

Dr. Trina Clayeux has been a guest on 1 episode.