Our Team

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Venu Gupta

Co-Founder/Coach & Consultant
Venu is an executive coach and organizational consultant with 15+ years’ experience driving results for critical organizations that effect real change. She has led development at the Sargent Shriver Foundation, pushed forward democracy at Mother Jones, increased POC representation at Chicago law firms, led campaigns and political action for women of color, and brought her considerable expertise in the law and business to bear.
One of her critical strengths is being able to guide organizations through inception or crisis to a new state of being where staff, stakeholders, and the board are in alignment and move forward with success. For entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders, she works with clients to identify and build clarity of mission and vision, create a strategic plan with concrete, implementable action steps, and foster leadership that is empathetic and valued.
Impact:

For a non-profit client, she led the transition from a solo/white-led organization to a hub for Black-led, local to the neighborhood organizations.

Building infrastructure with the Illinois Asian American Caucus for a new Asian American engagement, civic power, and Pan Asian center.

At Y of the North, facilitated conversations for camp counselors around equity, anti-racism, and belonging and ongoing work with the board.

At Sargent Shriver, increased revenue by 70%+, to $7M, and increased assets by 140%+ through their first successful capital campaign.

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Sendhil Revuluri

Principal

Sendhil has extensive experience defining and executing strategy for impact across private, nonprofit, and educational sectors, and a commitment to increasing access to opportunity for all.

As a founding teacher at a public secondary school in the South Bronx, Sendhil was recognized as a Math for America Master Teacher for his effectiveness at advancing student learning and contributing to the profession. As Associate Director of a project for collaborative improvement in teaching and learning, his work benefited tens of thousands of K–12 students in low-income school districts. He now consults on educational improvement and serves as a school board member, providing strategic direction to the third-largest district in the US.

Sendhil also has extensive experience in the private sector, running both individual P&Ls and business unit strategy as executive director at a major global bank and managing director of an entrepreneurial investment firm. In these organizations, he guided the development and implementation of business strategy, led efforts for effective professional learning, and drove multiple innovation projects. He also worked to build consensus on a range of issues, including racial equity, compensation, and organizational development.

Across his varied roles — as a consultant, educator, board member, and strategist — Sendhil brings together skills of listening and meaning-making with extensive practice at strategy development and execution to design, organize, implement, and evaluate efforts to solve problems, while facilitating connection and consensus to improve effectiveness. His deep experience bridging stakeholders with different identities, backgrounds, and priorities helps him facilitate organizations to identify common goals and create the structure to achieve them.

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Junko Clancy

Project Manager

Prior to joining VGA Consultancy, she has taken a role as a project manager in a marketing industry as well as an inside sale for an international company, handling SNS marketing, in-person events as well as working as a liaison between the foreign executives and local managers. Her strength is in coordinating effort within the team, collaborating with managers and team members to maximize productivity as well as filling clients’ needs.

She started a new journey with VGA Consultancy in the hopes to help assist clients’ visions to come to reality.

She lived in Japan half of her life and the other half in the US, obtaining a degree in International Business emphasizing Asian culture. Her passion is to help and serve others to realize the blind spots and to bring them to the next level in business and/or personal life.

Angela Wunderlich

Associate

Angela Wunderlich is, at her core, an educator and an advocate. Angela began her professional career founding an advanced Spanish language program and curriculum at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. For Angela, the most compelling part of this work was teaching how to seek interpersonal understanding and build active listening skills in young adults. This passion has carried over to Angela’s current work at YMCA of the North, where she holds the title of Director of Community Development and Inclusion. In this role, she identifies areas of opportunity for large-scale systems change, evaluates program outcomes, establishes foundational community partnerships, facilitates employee development, and creates joyful learning communities. Angela is thrilled to work in partnership with organizations to evaluate their impact and areas of opportunity to better serve historically-marginalized communities, while bringing all community members along in the process.

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