Garland Cole

Garland Cole


Office: 5125543456

Garland Cole built the foundation for the customer-centric values that Ashley Cole Benefits is known for today. With over 25 years in benefits planning and management, Garland is equally cited for her detailed knowledge as her engaging personality. She began her career in human resources before becoming a successful agent for New York Life in 1978. Prior to opening her own benefits agency, Garland held several corporate executive marketing positions. As a National Marketing Director, she trained agents across the country on the finer points of design, implementation and communication of employee benefits.  

Numerous civic, professional and non-profit organizations benefit from Garland's support of the community. She has served on a variety of Boards and Committees including: Texas Women in Business (Board member), Texas Reach Out Ministries (Board member), Metropolitan Breakfast Club (Past President of the Board), Capital Area Planning Council's Drug Advisory Committee (Chair), and Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (Chair).

Garland currently serves on the Board of Directors of  Texas Reach Out Ministries and the a Coach at Education Connection (Literacy Partners) in the Leander School District. She is a member of Hill Country Bible Church Austin.