3 Principles Practitioners


Gabriela Maldonado-Montano

For over 20 years Gabriela has worked to release the natural genius within individuals, teams and organizations.  She spent over a decade working for Santa Clara County’s Department of Alcohol and Drug Services Department, 3 Principles Services divisions; where she led projects across a wide breadth of SCC departments including hospitals, probation, corrections, and social services.

Driven and inspired by the results of her clients she co-founded TrueChange Consultants, a firm that assists organizations to meet challenges and rise to their highest aspirations. Although, no longer an active owner, she remains senior trainer, coach and thinking partner.

Gabriela’s heart lies in helping children lead joyful lives.  She was  co-director of The Center for Sustainable Change, a US national non-profit which aimed to transform the lives of children and youth in distress. In collaboration with Antonio Gomez, Spanish writer extraordinaire, she developed a children’s book that will be published this year.

Currently Gabriela lives in Silicon Valley and loves being part of this “mecca” of innovation and diversity.  Her human potential consulting work spans a wide range of national and international clients in a variety of ethnic, religious and cultural settings.