Carolyn Gable – A Woman Who Knows Business

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Carolyn Gable may come off as your typical working mom, but appearances can be deceiving. She is a mother – of seven children, in fact – but she’s also an exceptionally successful business owner of a company that generates millions of revenues per annum and employs 45, who service 400 customers worldwide.

New Age Transportation, Warehousing & Distribution, Inc. resides in Lake Zurich in a 100,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility, where Ms. Gable has created a ‘winning workplace culture.’ This year, she was honored with the Women’s Business Development Center’s (WBDC) 27th Annual Hall of Fame Woman of the Year Award. The award recognizes Gable’s continued perseverance and passion for business and her role as a successful woman in business.

Carolyn Gable is a woman we could all learn a few lessons from. Watch the video below to learn more about her and her 25-plus-year-old company.


About Emilia DiMenco

Emilia DiMenco is President and CEO of Women’s Business Development Center and Retired Executive Vice President BMO Harris N.A. Emilia DiMenco was named president and chief executive officer of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) on August 1, 2013, a transition from co-founders, Hedy Ratner and Carol Dougal. Emilia joined the Women’s Business Development Center as chief operating officer in July 2010 after completing a 30-year career as an executive vice president with BMO Harris N.A. Emilia had P&L responsibility for 80% of her career and managed budgets in excess of $200 million with revenues multiples greater. Her responsibility included leadership and management for 600 commercial banking employees.