Detroiter, Gail Perry-Mason is well known in the securities industry where she has climbed the corporate ladder from receptionist to First Vice President of Investments of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. The Women’s Informal Network elected her as one of Detroit’s Most Influential Women in the Financial Industry in 1999. She is a sought-after speaker for many corporations, agencies, labor unions, religious groups, non-profit organizations, youth organizations, women’s groups, and schools. She founded and directed the original Money Camp for Teens and the first Youth Investment that is incorporated, in the United States now Money Matters for Youth has instructed youth and has mentored young women that are now professionals in the financial industry. Gail’s book “Girl, Make Your Money Grow”; became a number one seller.