Gay Gaddis

Gay Gaddis

Founder & CEO Author of Cowgirl Power

Gay cashed in $16,000 in 1989 to create a new breed of agency. Today, Gay is actively involved in T3 and as a writer and on women’s leadership, company culture and entrepreneurship. Her book, Cowgirl Power, was released in January 2018. It shares insights and examples for women to develop personal power and lead like fearless cowgirls.

Gaddis sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council to The University of Texas McCombs School of Business, is the first female Chairman of the Texas Business Leadership Council and is former Chairman of The Committee of 200 (C200), a top women’s business organization that advances women’s leadership in business. She and her husband own the historic Double Heart Ranch in the Texas Hill Country, home of Fossil Ridge Creative Center, a retreat venue for thinking, creativity and collaboration. Her bold Texas landscape paintings have hung in the gallery at
Fossil Ridge as well as in New York City gallery shows and earned her distinction by Texas Monthly magazine as one of the “Top Ten Artists to Collect Now.” An active spokesperson, artist,
and writer
Gaddis is the celebrated author of “Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business & Life” and is a regular contributor to Forbes and part of Fortune’s Powerful Women Insider
Network. 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 C200’s
Luminary Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence