I was born in St. Davids, Ontario, the oldest of three children. After obtaining my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario I practiced as a Registered Nurse in both acute and long-term care. After the birth of my second child, I left health care and entered my family business in the petroleum industry – Gale Gas Bars, a delivery and chain of gas stations and convenience stores.
Since joining the family business, I have worked tirelessly, becoming the third-generation owner and Chief Executive Officer in 2014 of Gales Gas Bars. I helped shape and advanced the company’s corporate and community presence and continues to explore ways to give back to the community. I devote my time serving on several boards and have achieved Chartered Director designation.
I love to write, and I have been embracing this passion of mine through my blog. This space is a creative corner for me to share my thoughts and experiences across a wide range of subjects. If there is a topic you would like me to explore, please let me know.
Since deciding to share more of my personal experiences to connect with and help others, I have been asked to speak at several events and guest on different shows and podcasts. I invite you to listen in and participate in the conversations we explore about mental health, corporate leadership and industry updates.
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