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Gale Mote

Trainer & Organizational Dev Consultant


When people come to Gale Mote’s presentations and workshops, they usually leave with one key question: “Where does she get that energy?” For 25 years, Gale has been designing and delivering motivational workshops and training classes for all types of industries and organizations. Her firm, Gale Mote Associates, specializes in high-performance work cultures, team development, emotional intelligence, frontline manager training, and organization development consulting. 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. In 2014, Gale received one of only four President and Provost Awards for Teaching Excellence from the University of Iowa. 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, Iowa. 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. Gale is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance by ATD and is also an ATD Master Performance Consultant. In addition, Gale is a Certified Coach and Facilitator for EQ-i 2.0, a psychometric assessment that measures emotional intelligence and its effect on people and the workplace. Gale is also an Authorized Partner with Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team and is an Everything DiSC Authorized Partner. Everything DiSC is a transformational tool to help you understand yourself and others to have more effective relationships. She is a graduate of Coe College with multiple degrees in business, economics, and education. Gale holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa, where she is an adjunct lecturer in the Tippie College of Business Professional MBA Program.

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