Gayle Joseph is CEO of Gayle Joseph Group, a public relations firm that partners with business leaders to help them build and protect their brands using strategic communications and multimedia storytelling. Before opening her company, Joseph was vice president of corporate communications for JACK Entertainment, a $1.4 billion, Detroit-based gaming and entertainment company owned by Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman, Dan Gilbert. While there, she was instrumental in the successful launch of the JACK brand, as well as all communications for the operational transition of the company’s properties. She also led the announcement and grand openings of Wahlburgers restaurants in Detroit and Cleveland. Throughout her career, Gayle has held leadership positions working with many notable brands, including Ford Credit, General Motors, Guardian Industries, Kelly Services, Microsoft, Sprint, Shell Oil, Taubman and The Home Depot. A lifelong Macomb County resident, Joseph serves on the board of Advancing Macomb and Public Relations Society of America Detroit Chapter, and is a member of Detroit Economic Club, Inforum, Macomb County Chamber, Detroit Regional Chamber and Lebanese American Chamber. Joseph earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and public relations from Northern Illinois University.