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Gayle joined Alsana in 2021, after accepting the role of Chief Executive Officer. She is an accomplished executive with an exemplary record of leading companies and teams within the healthcare services field. Most recently, she served as the CEO of ActivStyle, a national direct-to-consumer medical supply company.
Gayle attended the University of Illinois, where she received a B.S. in Communication and minored in Biology. She then earned a degree in Nutrition from the University of Illinois Medical Center, and went on to work as a registered dietitian, specializing in nutritional support.
Early in her career, she shifted from direct patient care to education and research. As an accomplished author, Gayle has published more than 50 articles and contributed to books while working at the Midwest Nutrition Education and Research Foundation. Blending the best of her experiences, Gayle moved into leadership roles for regional and national healthcare service companies.
Gayle is skilled in improving patient care/outcomes and inspiring trust with partners. Her experience, and her passion for improving access to quality health care, make her an effective, results-driven servant leader.
Gayle and her husband are very involved in giving back to the community through various advocacy/support groups with the goal of making a positive difference in people’s lives- particularly the underserved. They also invest in bringing the “magic of live theatre and the arts” to young people.