Gail Plummer, SCRP, GMS
Co-founder of Altair with her husband, Bill Plummer, in 1989, Ms. Plummer served as Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2012, acting as the chief architect of Altair’s growth strategy during that period. The Plummers’ legacy has been the establishment and encouragement of a performance-based culture that develops merited partnerships with clients, employees, and suppliers. In December 2012, Ms. Plummer sold a portion of her company shares to Altair’s senior management and to McCarthy Capital Fund V, an Omaha-based private investment firm.
Ms. Plummer is a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council, and currently serves on their Board of Directors. She has earned the Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) and the Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designations and has won numerous awards for her service and leadership in both the relocation industry and the community through her work in the non-profit sector.
Ms. Plummer also currently serves on the Advisory Board for SMU Cox Business School, O’Neill Center for Global Markets and Freedom. The center was established to offer education and training for today’s forward-looking individuals and businesses that recognize the importance of globalization in changing the paradigm in which we are all operating.
A member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Ms. Plummer was also inducted into the Dallas Business Journal’s inaugural Women in Business program in 2008, honoring exemplary women business owners in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as key contributors to the global economy.
A native of Austin, Texas, Ms. Plummer holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas. She currently resides in Frisco, Texas, with husband Bill.