As a Managing Partner and Director of Client Service at SCC, Gail brings structure, discipline and deep insight to the planning process. She is one of the industry's most respected minds in food and wine marketing, with a keen eye for great creative and untapped opportunities. In her more than 25 years experience, 19 years at SCC, Gail has been involved with a wide variety of brands and categories, including foodservice, consumer packaged goods and retail.
Gail's career started out on the creative side, then later moved to account management, where she found her true calling. She soon rose to Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor at Ketchum before finally embracing her entrepreneurial passion and, in true "think again" spirit, joined Mark and Tim in 1994. Gail's brand experience includes Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, National Pork Board, Solo Cup Company, Land O’Lakes and General Mills, among many others.
A self-confessed "foodie", Gail currently sits on the Board of the Women’s Foodservice Forum and is involved in many other restaurant industry organizations. Gail is a graduate of Western Illinois University and did her graduate work at Webster University.
Also a closet car enthusiast, you might spot Gail blazing her Porsche 911 back-and-forth from muscle car shows to her home in Park Ridge, Illinois, where she lives with her husband and his Ford Edge.