When people come to Gale’s presentations and workshops, they usually leave with one key
question, “Where does she get that energy?” For over 28 years, Gale has been designing and
delivering motivational workshops and training classes for all types of industry and
organizations. Her firm, Gale Mote Associates, specializes in high performance work cultures,
team development, emotional intelligence, front-line manager training and organizational
development consulting. Her sessions are creative, energizing, participant-centered and get
Prior to starting her own company in 1990, Gale worked for various manufacturing enterprises
including Del Monte, Square D Corporation, Quaker Oats, and Norand Corporation.
Gale has been twice honored by the YWCA Tribute to Women of Achievement. In 2005, she
was awarded the Advanced Entrepreneur Award from Women Entrepreneurs in Cedar Rapids,
IA. Gale is a four time award winner for the Best of Cedar Rapids Award in the Industrial &
Labor Consulting Services category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). In 2014, she
received the President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Iowa.
Gale is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP ® ) by the Association for
Talent Development (ATD) where she is also recognized as a Master Performance Consultant.
She is a Certified Coach and Facilitator for EQ-I 2.0 , a psychometric assessment which measures
emotional intelligence and how it can impact people and the workplace.
Gale is an Authorized Partner and Accredited Facilitator with the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive
Team™. She is a Certified Facilitator for Everything DiSC Workplace ® . Everything DiSC is a
transformational tool to help you understand yourself and others to have more effective
She is a graduate of Coe College with multiple degrees in Business, Economics, and Education.
Gale holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Iowa where she is an
Adjunct Lecturer in the Tippie College of Business Professional MBA program.