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Gerry Myers is CEO, president and co-founder of Advisory Link. Myers is also the former owner and president of the Myers Group, which she founded in 1980. For nearly 15 years, from the early nineties until 2005, the Myers Group specialized in marketing and selling more effectively to the female consumer, as well as helping corporations recruit and retain more women employees. Myers, a pioneer in the women’s market and the first author to publish a book on the subject in 1994, was instrumental in creating awareness, training programs, keynote speeches and consulting services that helped national and international companies, including many in the automotive and financial arenas.
Her passion to be a part of our political process coupled with her desire to use her knowledge of the women’s market to benefit the Democratic Party and its candidates in upcoming elections makes her an ideal addition to national, state and local campaigns.
One tool Myers has used in addition to consulting and training is the creation of Women's Advisory Board (WAB). She has played a significant role in the success of numerous Women’s Advisory Boards across the country for MassMutual Financial Group. She has co-chaired ClubCorp’s Women’s Advisory Board on Organization Alliances and developed local WABs for New York Life in six cities. Additionally, she has facilitated the Automotive Women Dealers and Women Executives & Business Owners Exec-U-Links, which were peer coaching groups comprised of high level executive women and business owners.
Myers has written articles and been featured or quoted as an expert in publications such as The New York Times, Professional Sports Wives, American Demographics, WorkingWoman.com, The Financial Post, The Dallas Business Journal, Honolulu Weekly, Toronto Star, Marketing News, Detroit Free Press, Christian Science Monitor, BrandWeek, and Automotive News. In addition, Myers is the author of Targeting the New Professional Woman: How to Market and Sell to Today's 57 Million Working Women. and co-author of Leading the Way to Success.
Active in community and civic organizations, Myers is past president of the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and of the D/FW Chapter of the Automotive Women’s Network (formerly Women’ Automotive Association International). Among her board memberships, she has served on the advisory boards of Women's Leadership Exchange, Women's Resource Center of the Dallas Metropolitan YWCA, Women's Link, Girls Inc., and University of North Texas Department of Marketing & Logistics, to name a few. She is an alumnus of Leadership America, Class of 2003 and has volunteered for several political candidates in past years.
Myers lives in Frisco, TX with her husband. She has three children, all married, and five grandkids.

Entries by Gerry Myers

Where Are the Democrats and Their Values?

(1) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 10:26 AM

In the recent midterm election, Democratic voters failed to show up at the polls. Who abandoned the party? The voters, the leaders or the candidates?

The answer: all of the above.

Who thought that it was a good idea for the candidates and...

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Things You Will Never Hear Republicans Say

(3) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 12:49 PM

"We have a mandate since we won the mid-term election: to work with the Democrats in order to help the middle-class and grow the economy for all."

"John Boehner should work with all House members regardless of their party affiliation to get as much done as possible...

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The Republican Dictionary

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 1:59 PM

Abortion: a∙bor∙tion n. Decision old white men think they should make rather than the pregnant woman, her family and doctor

Budget: budg∙et n. Something nobody in Congress wants to make, but everyone wants to talk about

Constitution: Con∙sti∙tu∙tion n. The most important document our country has because it contains...

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The Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Could Any of Them Win the Election Today?

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2014 | 2:35 PM

One of the nation's renowned historic sites is Mount Rushmore, located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It took 14 years to carve Mount Rushmore, cost just under a million dollars, and has nearly three million visitors a year. The four presidents whose faces are carved in this famous...

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Inequality for All: The Republican Goal

(2) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 2:08 PM

As inequalities increase in America over the next couple of decades, life for some will become bleak. Income inequality is just one aspect of the fight for inequality for all. It extends into inequality in education, healthcare, voting, wages, women's rights and sexual orientation. If the Republicans have their way,...

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The Republican Clown Car

(18) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 12:47 PM

Everyone loves a circus! We are dazzled by the trapeze artists, awed by the elephants, amazed by the aerial acrobats and astonished by the high-wire daredevils. The clowns and clown cars always bring laughter and a smile to our faces, well, until now...

Today, when the words "clown car" are...

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Why You Should Vote Republican

(10) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 4:10 PM

You should vote Republican if you think it is better for corporations to pay little or no taxes while hardworking Americans pay more.

You should vote Republican if you think privatizing roads and charging a toll to drive on them is better than raising gasoline taxes to support the highway...

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Minimum Wage, Minimum Age: Republicans Continue to Fight

(65) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 6:34 PM

The media, Congress and American workers are talking about raising the minimum wage nationally. So why hasn't an increase been passed? Who opposes raising the minimum wage? Not average Americans. Not even most Republicans.

The answer: Republicans in Congress.

As Republican members of Congress continue to block raising the...

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'All in the Family': The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 7:25 PM

Forty-three years ago, a groundbreaking television show transformed the American viewing audience when All in the Family debuted in 1971. By the end of the first season, 60 million people were watching it. After 212 ground-breaking episodes that depicted most topics affecting the turmoil in our country, the show ended...

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I'm Sad: People Often Choose to Show Their Worst Side, Not Their Best

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 1:26 PM

The weather is sunny, the grass is green and the roses are blooming, but as I watch the news and read the paper, I become sad at the violence, poverty and brutality in the world we live. I worry because income inequality is staggering, education and infrastructure are crumbling and...

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Benghazi... Benghazi... Benghazi

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 7:13 PM

How many more millions of taxpayer dollars are the Republicans in the House going to waste on the Benghazi witch hunt? The continuing question Republicans ask is: "Did the Obama administration mislead the public when they initially claimed that the deadly September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi...

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Republican Hatred Overshadows America's Founding Values

(1) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 12:55 PM

Many politicians in Washington do not agree with one another but, the Republican Party seems to go beyond disagreement and promote hatred. They hate Obama, science and climate change, immigrants, Muslims, ethnic minorities, labor unions, food programs, taxes, women's rights, abortion, contraceptives, gun control, compromise, and governing. They harbor birthers...

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If You Don't Vote, You Get What You Deserve

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 12:17 PM

Have you ever thought.. my vote doesn't matter so why hassle with it? Or have you decided not to vote because you didn't want to wait in line or drive to your designated polling location? Have you ever chosen not to vote, but then found yourself getting angry about the...

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Never Mind What the Constitution Says, Our Prison System Has Run Amok

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 3:56 PM

The practice of charging fines and billing fees to defendants dates back to the 1970s. The number of people behind bars has increased 700% by 2010. In the last 30+ years, prisons and courtrooms have become more crowded and the cost of running them has skyrocketed from $6 billion to...

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Despicable Me: Which Republican Wins the Title?

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 5:20 AM

I must admit, I didn't see the movie, but figured the main character must be evil and, well, despicable. When I read the plot, I found out I was partially right. Gru started out evil, but when he adopted three orphan girls, he changed. My question is: What do we...

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Why I'm No Longer a Republican

(849) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 4:11 PM

In 1988 when I voted for George H. W. Bush for president, there was nothing unusual about it. From the time I turned 21, I had always voted Republican. But, after he broke his promise not to raise taxes and the country was in the midst of a recession, I...

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Republicans Aren't Pro-Life

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 3:54 PM

One of the main platforms of the Republicans is that, as a party, they say they are definitively pro-life. But if you really look closely at their stance on weapons, abortion, food stamps, global warming, minimum wage, veterans, prisons, etc... you have to wonder how they can make...

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Republican Governors Show Their True Colors Turning Down Billions in Medicaid Expansion

(32) Comments | Posted May 26, 2014 | 1:50 PM

In a 2012 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that states could decide to take the Medicaid expansion or not. In a purely political, but predictable move, Republican governor after Republican governor chose to say no to Medicaid expansion for their states even though their community hospitals are bursting at the...

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The Injustices of the Justices: Supreme Court Style

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 5:30 PM

Throughout history, there have been controversies over various Supreme Court rulings, but like most Americans, I didn't really pay much attention to many of their decisions. As I got older, I realized some of these decisions were not in the best interest of my country, or me personally.

The first...

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'For Dummies' Books Should Top the Republican Party's Reading List

(15) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 3:59 PM

The highly popular and proliferate series of For Dummies books has more than 1,800 titles with more than 250 million books in print around the world. With these numbers and a stable of authors who write on every issue imaginable, you would think that all topics had adequately...

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