Gayle Watson, Board Vice ChairmanVice President, People Ink, Plano, TX

    The former Chief Learning Officer for Bank One Texas, she has over 30 years experience developing corporate universities and facilitating leadership development programs for a variety of industries including health care, financial, retail, technology, customer service, and non-profit.

    Watson has designed, written, and taught leadership educational programs for Fortune 500 corporations including American Airlines, Frito-Lay, J.C. Penney, Bank One, Compass Bank, Comerica Bank, H&R Block, Florida Hospital System, VHA, and American Express. She is the author of the CARE University, a curriculum based on the patented version of the Off the Wall Leadership model, distributed by CareLeaders, LLC, through a proprietary online portal to hospitals including Loma Linda University Medical Center and the Florida Hospital System.

    Gayle has been an entrepreneur since 1991 and has served on the board of directors and as national president for the National Association of Women Business Owners. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Center for Women’s Business Research.