President - Linda Jenkins
Jenkins Consulting Group
Call or Text Linda @ (918) 808-6935
Linda Jenkins is a nonprofit governance and leadership consultant with over 31 years of professional experience. She has owned her own company - Jenkins Consulting Group (JCG) - for ten years. JCG services increase nonprofit organizational effectiveness through strategic planning, board development, leadership training, and meeting facilitation. JCG services encompass current trends in nonprofit governance and leadership. Linda is an active BoardSource member and is one of two BoardSource Certified Governance Trainers® (CGT) in Oklahoma. As a CGT, she offers governance training using BoardSource-approved curriculum in the following areas: roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards, board-staff partnership, board structure, board’s role in fundraising, the board-building cycle, and board performance assessment. With Linda’s management and expertise, JCG has successfully completed 45 projects for 35 organizations in Oklahoma and Texas.
Before establishing JCG in 2007, Linda honed her professional skills through positions with the City of Long Beach, the City of Tulsa and the Tulsa Area United Way. Linda holds degrees from Princeton University and the University of Texas at Austin.
Linda is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa and LEAD North (formerly North Tulsa Development Council). Currently, she is serving on the board of directors for the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Tulsa Chapter and Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries. Previously, she served on the board of directors for YWCA WomenShelter in Long Beach, CA, and Youth Services of Tulsa.
When she’s not working, she sharpens her understanding of team dynamics and effective coaching by watching women’s NCAA and WNBA basketball games.
Past President - Lorinda Schrammel
Training and Development Manager
Oklahoma State University
Lorinda Schrammel is the Training and Development Manager at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma where she is responsible for training and professional development programs for staff and faculty throughout the university. Lorinda and her team provide training in areas such as supervision, strengths, communication, leadership, financial management, policy and procedures, performance management and computer skills, as well as organize events such as Staff Development Day, the Executive Briefing series and Administrative Professionals Day. Lorinda was a featured speaker at the 2013 TedXOState event and is a regular speaker at local, regional and national events. Lorinda is a graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
President-Elect - Walt Hansmann, CPLP
Walt Hansmann, CPLP
Learning and Development Consultant
Messages: (918) 938-4485 or @WaltHansmann
An innovative Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) Professional with many years of demonstrated talent development results, Walt Hansmann has earned the ATD Certification Institute's Certified Professional in Learning and Performance® (CPLP®) credential. His passion is to help people Harness the Power of Knowing™.
Through his extensive background, Hansmann helps senior leaders solve employee development needs by aligning training solutions to business requirements. Using established competency models, Hansmann collaborates with business partners to manage complex projects to design training curriculum; implement learning initiatives; and provide training support for skills training, leadership programs and competency development. His work ranges from executive coaching to managing a corporate training group; and from training design to instructor-led and virtual presentations.
Hansmann has helped design and deliver enterprise-wide technical and non-technical learning programs on compliance, safety, applications, business processes, leadership, team effectiveness, and communications to name several. He is a Blanchard® Certified Manager®.
Quick to adapt to emerging trends, Hansmann works across generations using old-fashioned "lessons-of-the-ages" with evolving technology in his learning strategy and curriculum development. He also administers Learning Management Systems, e-learning and virtual classrooms.
As a storyteller, speaker, presenter and training facilitator, Hansmann uses training interventions to help people achieve their goals and realize their dreams through career development planning, team presentations and personal coaching.
Hansmann has successfully contributed to organizations ranging from small organizations with a "family" culture, to a global Fortune 500 industry leader. With experience in the project management, association management, nonprofits, automotive, trucking, consumer reporting, investigations, customer service, call center, oil and gas, and energy industries, his passion is to help people experience that "aha!" moment within his training initiatives, where personal growth becomes reality.
Recipient of the 2015 ATD Tulsa Distinguished Service Award, and an ATD/ASTD international member since 1985, Hansmann has served ATD Tulsa as a Board Member.
VP of Administration - Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith, MBA
Manager of Talent Management
The NORDAM Group
Jeremy is part of the Talent Management function at The NORDAM Group, an Aerospace Manufacturing and Repair facility based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is responsible for the training and development areas within the organization, specifically around Sourcing, Organizational Development, and Instructional Design. Jeremy is heavily involved in curriculum development and facilitation in areas such as Leadership, Personal Development, and Teamwork. Currently, Jeremy is the project manager on a Leadership Academy that will be launched to all NORDAM leaders in 2017. Jeremy is also a SME in Articulate Storyline 2 and creates eLearning’s covering a broad range of topics for the organization.
Jeremy is also an adjunct professor at Southern Nazarene University, the school that he earned his Bachelor in Organizational Leadership and his Masters of Business Administration.
VP of Finance - Skip Eller
William "Skip" Eller, III, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Education and Development Manager
Manhattan Construction Company
William “Skip” Eller, III, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the Education and Development Manager for Manhattan Construction Company. His responsibilities include leading the leadership development, talent management, and succession planning efforts for Manhattan's offices across the country. Skip previously led the T&D efforts at Cherokee Nation Businesses and Cherokee Nation Entertainment for over eight years. Skip has over 15 years’ training and leadership experience in the call center, communications, gaming, and now construction industry. He is a certified facilitator with Franklin Covey and Hogan Assessments. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Secondary Education from Drury University in Springfield, MO and a Master of Arts in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Oklahoma – Tulsa. In his spare time, he enjoys singing (bass) with the Choir of St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, cooking, and gardening. Skip is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.
VP of Programming - Stacy Davis
Stacy Davis, MHR, CPLP
President, Bayshore Consulting
Stacy has over 20 years of experience in training and development, with industry exposure ranging from non-profit healthcare to privately-held oil and gas. Her responsibilities have ranged from new employee orientation, customer service and software training to performance coaching, interpersonal skills and leadership development. Stacy’s primary areas of expertise are leveraging technology and applying tools such as EverythingDiSC to enhance individual, team and organizational performance. She graduated from University of Oklahoma with a Master’s in Human Relations, with emphasis on Training and Development/Organizational Dynamics. She is also a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). Stacy is married and has three children and two grandchildren. She lives by Keystone Lake with her husband, son and two grandchildren.
VP of Marketing - Shelby Morris
Training Coordinator - Human Resources
Oklahoma State University
Shelby Morris is a Training Coordinator at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma where she is responsible for training and development programs for staff and faculty throughout the university. Shelby assists the University by providing training on various topics related to communication and manages new employee orientation. She works closely with other OSU Human Resources units to provide online modules related to benefits education, performance management and university policies and procedures. Shelby is a certified facilitator with Franklin Covey and Gallup StrengthsFinder. Shelby has been with OSU Human Resources since 2005 and is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership.
Shelby is married and enjoys being active with her two children.
VP of Membership - Ashley Whitfield
Consultant, The Persimmon Group
Call or Text: 918-231-0662
As a Consultant with the Persimmon Group, Ashley helps clients in the areas of project management and organizational effectiveness. Ashley is the Content Development Team Lead for Persimmon, and manages a team of instructional designers, as well as all content development and training efforts, creating engaging and memorable learning experiences. Ashley joined ATD in 2015, and has attended national and local ATD events. As a volunteer, Ashley is committed to serving the chapter and growing its membership. In her free time Ashley volunteers with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, a local non-profit that works with local restaurants to donate their leftovers to Tulsa Youth Services and John 3:16. She is also a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma Tulsa Alumnae Chapter. Ashley earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Marketing and a Master’s in Higher Education Leadership from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. Ashley is an avid sports fan who loves traveling and spending time with her husband, William, and their dogs, Callie and Cooper.
VP of Accommodations - Cathy Fox
1 Million Cups
Cathy Fox is an expert presenter, collaborator and facilitator whose training programs recently led to the launch of 21 new entrepreneurial ventures. She is a strategic business leader with 15+ years of experience leading teams for museum, craft beer, music festival, entrepreneurship, and luxury hotel enterprises. She spent 5 years with the Ritz Carlton in customer service training, and ran the LAUNCH Entrepreneurship training program for TCC. She currently volunteers as a business coach at 1 Million Cups and coaches 2 entrepreneurs per week to present their small business to an audience of 25+ peers and advisors. She is a creative, self-directed, out-of-the-box thinker who is passionate about fostering a positive training experience. She is currently looking for a full-time role in Training and Talent Development.