Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 21 Jul 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Crew Workspace, 619 West Main Street | Oklahoma City

    How To Share Simple and Clear Messages That Engage Your Audience.

    A lot of people want to connect with their audience but struggle to do so. This session will make it easier for you to connect with any audience whether you’re talking to one person or in front of a crowd of thousands. You will feel more confident about how to  simplify your message and speak with clarity to impact and inspire others. 

    David Skidmore is a speaker, leadership trainer, and executive coach. He is the founder and CEO of LeaderGrowth, a leadership company designed to help individuals and organizations overcome challenges and experience transformation. David is the author of Unstuck: Turn Potential into Purpose which is available on Amazon, and his podcast LeaderGrowth with David Skidmore is available wherever you listen to podcasts. He also is the co-organizer of TEDxOklahomaCity, and has coached many speakers leading to their global impact as communicators. David enjoys the Oklahoma City Thunder, summers at the lake, and exploring new cities.

    Website: www.leadergrowth.us

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/imdavidskidmore

    Instagram: http://instagram.com/imdavidskidmore/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imdavidskidmore/

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/imdavidskidmore/

    • 18 Aug 2022
    • 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Crew Workspace at 619 W. Main Street Oklahoma City, OK. 73102

    • 15 Sep 2022
    • 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Crew Workspace at 619 W. Main Street Oklahoma City, OK. 73102

    Building Organizations Where Everyone Can Thrive

    Organizational culture that is driven by purpose and clear expectations is more likely to be a place where team members can thrive. This motivates and inspires employees to be more engaged in their work duties and interactions with others. It also leads to high levels of workforce engagement, which drives productivity. This session will focus on tools to elevate team performance through the use of tools to improve the engagement  and energy of people in the workplace. 

    Jessica Rimmer, PhD, has worked in leadership development for over 15 years. As an executive leader, she has given oversight to strategic growth and culture initiatives that improve the engagement and energy of people within the workplace. Dr. Rimmer current serves as the CEO of Solomon Strategic Advisors  a Partner Agencey of GiANT Worldwide. GiANT works with global companies in a variety of industries. Clients include: Google, BMW, Leidos and the US military. Prior to working with the GiANT tools, Dr. Rimmer served as an executive leader in Higher Education where she led initiatives that helped define and distinguish organizational culture through focusing on team performance, leadership development and customer experience. Both her experience and education bolster her ability to help organizations analyze their needs and craft unique solutions to address business challenges.

    Jessica received her Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Baptist University. She went on to earn her Master’s and   doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Oklahoma.

    Jessica has served as a speaker on topics such as strategic growth, cultural diversity, transformational leadership and personal success. She is passionate about helping people live with vision, purpose and influence.

    • 27 Sep 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD

    If you are on the 2022 ATD Board, this event is just for you! We will discuss member experience, Chapter Affiliate Requirement Expectations (CARE), and  2023 progress and accomplishments. I look forward to seeing you soon! 

    • 20 Oct 2022
    • 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Crew Workspace at 619 W. Main Street Oklahoma City, OK. 73102

    Managing Change is one of the most challenging process we are involved with as talent and organizational development professionals. Jason has been working in that arena for many years and brings that experience to share with us. Join us for an insightful conversation.

    Jason Eliot is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at the University of Central Oklahoma.  He teaches classes in the MBA program on Business Ethics and Building Effective Teams.  He teaches undergraduate classes in Business Ethics, the Human Resource Management and Leadership.  He also serves as the co-director of the UCO College of Business Leadership Development Program – 2B Leaders.  Finally, Jason is a faculty sponsor for the College of Business Study Tour to London, Belfast and Dublin.  His published research involves resilience and servant leadership.  Prior to joining UCO, Jason was the Chief Experience and Talent Officer and Vice-President of Human Resource for INTEGRIS Health, Inc., the largest provider of health care and the second largest private employer in the state of Oklahoma.  In that role, Jason had strategic and operational responsibilities for all HR and community benefit initiatives as well as the coordination of all customer experience efforts. 

    Jason is a frequent speaker on HR, Employment law and a variety of general business topics having been asked to speak at the annual conferences for the Oklahoma Hospital Association, the Oklahoma State Society of Human Resource Managers Chapter, and the Oklahoma Bar Association’s annual Employment Law CLE.  Jason has spoken many years at the National World at Work Conference, the World Congress Prevention & Wellness 2.0 Congress, was a panelist at the National HERO Institute forum on Employee Wellness and two national American Hospital Association conferences.  Jason was a panelist for the National Academy’s Global Forum on Resiliency in Health Care in Washington, DC.  Jason has served as a member of the National World at Work Benefits Advisory Board. 

    Jason received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science with a minor in History from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, having spent time studying in London, England through both the Institute of European Studies and the City University of London.  He received his law degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he was an instructor in legal research and writing.  Jason also completed the University of Florida Post‑Doctoral Bridge Program in Management & Marketing through the Warrington College of Business.

    • 15 Dec 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Social Capital

    Please join for our 2nd annual Jingle Mingle for sips and snacks. You will have the opportunity to meet chapter board members and hear some exciting plans for 2022. We would love to hear ideas, too!

    Thank you for being a member of this organization. We can't wait for you to join us for some tasty holiday cheers! 


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