Melinda Scruggs Gales

Chief Growth Officer

melinda_cropped-white-backgroundAfter three years consulting with Virsys12 in her role as chief brand strategist for Gales Network, a 20-year-old consultancy providing brand strategy to healthcare, entertainment and technology clients, Melinda Scruggs Gales joined the company as Chief Growth Officer.

A seasoned, growth-driven entrepreneur, Gales was previously a founding executive with Reunion Records and Warner Christian Distribution (Warner Music Group), taking both from startup to successful acquisition. She was a business manager with entertainment firm O’Neil Hagaman, where she built new revenue streams for leading country entertainers and helped launch the Neighbor’s Keeper Foundation.

Gales serves on the board for the Nashville Chapter of the American Marketing Association (NAMA), is a member of Leadership Health Care, and previously served on the boards for the Christian Music Trade Association (CMTA) and the Gospel Music Association (GMA).

“Joining Virsys12 is coming full circle with my early desire to be involved in healthcare, along with my passion for building brands,” Gales says. “I believe in the Virsys12 vision and am proud to be a part of this elite group of technology change agents.”

Gales holds an MS degree in communication disorders from North Texas State University and a BS degree in speech pathology from Abilene Christian University.

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