About Gilda York
Gilda York is the owner of
Ambassadors Formalwear by Gilda,
a retail formalwear business
specializing in the
sale and rental
of men's formalwear
The popular storefront destination for outfitting any occasion'
is located in the Rivergate area, North Davidson County.
Having worked in the men's formalwear industry for 32 years with
certification as a wedding director, planner, and consultant, Gilda
is a founding member of the Tennessee Wedding & Event Specialist
She is very active
in several community and civic organizations. Gilda currently
serves as a Board member and Vice President of the Goodlettsville
Chamber of Commerce. Current memberships include the Madison-Rivergate
Chamber of Commerce Women in Business and the Kiwanis Club of
Madison TN (she is also a past Kiwanis Club President).
Gilda is a former
Board member and President of the Madison-Rivergate Area Chamber of
Commerce, and she also served on the Hendersonville Chamber of
Commerce as Vice Chair. She is a former Chair of the King's
Daughters Child Development Center Board of Directors, as well as a
former Board member of the Madison Station FiftyForward, an activity
center for senior adults.
Gilda founded, and
continues to sponsor, a Teen Board called the
Ambassadors and Social Graces, made up of young men
and women from area high schools who exemplify the community's best
in youth. During their monthly meetings, these students learn
social skills, personal etiquette, and modeling. They also
participate in community service projects, which results in benefits
that reach far beyond them as individuals.
Gilda grew up in
Madison, TN. She attended Madison High School and Middle
Tennessee State University where she met her husband, Bob.
Married for 32 years, Gilda and Bob are parents to two children.
They also proudly claim a "wonderful daughter-in-law and two