Gay Gaddis

Founder & CEO

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Gay Gaddis is Founder & CEO of T3, one of the largest woman-owned ad agencies. Gay started T3 in 1989 after cashing in a $16,000 IRA. Today it’s recognized as a top-ranked innovation firm.
Gay serves on the Board of Directors of Monotype Imaging Holdings, Inc., sits on the McCombs School of Business Advisory Council, is the 1st female Chairman of the Texas Business Leadership Council, member of the Paradigm For Parity coalition & Foundation for a Globally Competitive Texas, Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certified & is former Chairman of Committee of 200.
Gay is an artist, spokesperson, author & co-owner of the Double Heart Ranch in the Texas Hill Country. She’s a contributor to Forbes, part of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Insider Network. Was named Fast Company’s “Top 25 Women Business Builders,” Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Entrepreneurs of the Year” & received C200’s Luminary Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

A true cowgirl who walks the talk with deep roots in Texas ranch wisdom, Gay is the author of Cowgirl Power, a book about blazing your own trail in business and life, published in 2018

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