Previously, Gail led a number of Edelman businesses including, Canada, Latin America and the U.S. Western region. She brings a breadth of experience encompassing consumer marketing, public affairs, technology and entertainment. She has served as strategic counsel on numerous clients including Warner Bros., Starbucks, Microsoft, Symantec and the MPAA.
Before joining Edelman, Gail served as VP Communications for Warner Bros., director of communications for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and on the national press staff for the 1992 Clinton/Gore presidential campaign. She began her career as a local broadcast journalist and then as a correspondent in Washington, D.C.
I once met a man who was actually a banker/hairdresser. “I do banking for money,” he offered “and hairdressing for enjoyment." It left me thinking about our individual ‘backslashes’ and what would happen if we could one day explore another passion. For me, today is that day.
In today’s post-9/11 world, we rarely get to see pilots anymore. Yet on those rare occasions when we can actually catch a glimpse, rarely are those pilots female, which is hardly a surprise, given that only about 4 percent of all licensed airline pilots are women.
Not long before the holidays, my husband gave me the perfect gift - one that I use frequently, provides an immediate emotional lift, contains long-term health benefits and didn’t cost him a cent. The gift? Freedom from the ‘tyranny of the purse.’