Gay Gaddis

Founder & CEO

Gay Gaddis is CEO and Founder of T3, the largest woman-owned independent advertising agency in the country. Founded in 1989, T3 has approximately 200 employees nationwide and more than $300 million in capitalized billings. The agency specializes in innovative, technology-based work for top brands such as UPS, Allstate, and 7-Eleven.

An active spokesperson and writer, Gay is a regular contributor to Forbes and frequent guest on Bloomberg Television. She has received numerous awards and honors including Fast Company’s “Top 25 Women Business Builders”, Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Entrepreneurs of the Year” and she was most recently named EY’s “Entrepreneur Of The Year” for the Central Texas region.

Gay is currently Chairman of C200, a top women’s business organization founded with the purpose of advancing women’s leadership in business. She serves on the Board of Directors for publicly traded Monotype Imaging Holdings, Inc and the Global Advisory Board of the Womensphere Foundation. Gay is also a member of the NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) as well as AWNY (Advertising Women of New York.) In 2013, she was appointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Texas Business Leadership Council.

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