Because everyone should dig their job

Gayle Lantz

Company: WorkMatters


Gayle Lantz is President of WorkMatters, Inc., an organizational development consulting firm that helps companies improve performance. She founded WorkMatters, based on the belief that work is one of the most important parts of life.

Gayle works with leaders, teams and groups that want to clarify their focus, increase their effectiveness and improve performance. Sample clients include organizations such as NASA, Southern Company, MassMutual Financial Group and Compass Bank.

Gayle is committed to making a positive difference at both the individual and organizational level. She brings an objective perspective and facilitative style that gets to the heart of issues quickly and stimulates action to achieve important business results.

Before starting her own business, Gayle worked in the insurance, financial services and investment industry. She most recently held an officer level position with TIAA-CREF, the world's largest private pension system.

Gayle's approach is described as engaging, substantive, positive and highly effective. Through consulting, coaching and speaking services, she helps organizations achieve impressive results related to:

  • Cultural change
  • Leadership development
  • Team development
  • Career development
  • Business strategy
  • Employee selection and retention

Gayle's articles and/or quotes have been featured in a variety of business publications including Harvard Management Update, Wall Street Journal Online, Human Resource Executive magazine, and The New York Times. Organizations trust Gayle's expertise and her fresh approach to opening key conversations that lead to desired outcomes.

Gayle was recognized as one of the Top Ten Women in Business in Birmingham. She received her degree in Psychology from Emory University.