Technical Fellow
 The Boeing Company, St. Louis, MO

 BS ChE 1982, University of Missouri-Rolla
 MEM 1990, Washington University
 Executive Certificate 2010, Strategy and Innovation
          Sloan School of Management, MIT

Gail began working at McDonnell Douglas in 1982 in Materials and Process Development on the F/A-18 Hornet. She picked up additional responsibilities when she was re-assigned to the AV-8B Harrier in 1984. She was the principal investigator on several research and development programs in New Aircraft and Missile Products from 1987-1991. In 1991, she became the team leader for F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet Materials Development Team. In 1994, she led the F/A-18 Materials, Processing, and Standards Group, responsible for functional technical issues of the fielded and production F/A-18's as well as the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet activities during the first flight time frame. After a short period in Environmental Assurance, Gail returned to Boeing Research and Technology where she serves as a program manager for several research activities. Gail was inducted as a fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) in 2010.

Gail is also a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. She and her husband, Don (UMR BSME 72, Academy of Miner Athletics) reside in Missouri where they enjoy supporting church, education, family, and music events, in addition to gardening, bicycling, and dancing. Gail was inducted into the Academy in 2003 and awarded Professional Distinction in 2016.