Inspired Interview: Gale Connell

Gale Connell

In 2002 Gale Connell became the first Club President for CEO Space in Colorado. Within a few months he achieved status as the driving force behind the most successful club launch in the 20 year history of CEO Space. Seven years later, Gale has been integral in helping hundreds of Colorado entrepreneurs, raise capital, strategize, and execute to achieve their desired outcomes. Today, he serves as Colorado State Director for CEO Space with an elite support team, trained to insure the success of even more CEOs as they launch and expand their businesses. Gale's career highlights include:

  • Served as General Manager and Regional Franchise Advisor for Ramada Inn's parent company for 15 years.
  • Founded Master Craft Auto Body, the first fully computerized collision repair franchise company in 1977, sold to Itel International in 1979.
  • Served as General Sales Manager and General Manager for 5 Denver area Automobile dealerships for 15 years.
  • Designed, built, and operated several successful restaurant, bar, and entertainment venues.
  • Co-authored Second Messenger, a spiritual, sci-fi novel published in 2000.
  • Founded CEO Space Colorado 2002.

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