Gale Mote


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 results!  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 an Accredited Faciliator for the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ and a Certified Facilitator for Everything DiSC Workplace®. She a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP®) by the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Gale has an established relationship as a certified trainer of IMPACT EQ Learning™ with TalentSmart®, Inc. and is a Certified Coach and Faciliator for EQ-i 2.0 with Multi-Health Systems.


Gale is an Authorized Partner for the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team and Everything DiSC® .


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.