Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium

Partial Speakers List for the Tulsa Chapter

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OK Ethics Presents: The Business Impact of Expressing Gratitude featuring Adam Luck this March! Adam Luck, CEO, City Care March 12, 2020
Tulsa Chapter Presents: Keith Kochner on February 20th Keith Kochner, "The Mentor" February 20, 2020
OK Ethics Presents Ken Parker this January

Ken Parker, CEO/ CO-founder, NextThought

January 23, 2020

"Pay Attention: Technology in Use!"

OK Ethics Presents: Kelli Masters

Kelli Masters, Founder and President, KMM Sports

November 7, 2019

"Finding Purpose - Overcoming Fear to Live Authentically"

 Too Much of a Good Thing - Tulsa Panel

PANELISTS (alpha order):
Marissa Blevins, Director, HR Operations and Staffing,
Carlos M. Conerly, President, Linde Engineering
North America
John Federline, Executive Director of Secondary
Education, Union Public Schools
Patti L. Schmigle, Managing Director, Human Resources,
ONE Gas, Inc.

Shae Rozzi, Evening Anchor, FOX23 News

October 24, 2019

A Panel Discussion on the Role of Leadership in Promoting a
Culture Where ‘Things Get Done’ and People Matter.


Dr. Nathan Mellor, CEO of C3 Brands and President of Strata Leadership.

September 5, 2019

"How A Growth Mindset Enhances A Culture of Ethics"

Dr. David Burkus

August 22, 2019

"Under New Management"

Brian Black, Senior Site Leader, Oklahoma Human Resources & EHS

Tahira Taqi,  Account Executive & Inclusion and Diversity Specialist, Schnake Turnbo Frank

Kuma Roberts, Executive Director of Mosaic, Tulsa Regional Chamber

Lacey Horn, Treasurer, Cherokee Nation; Member of US Dept. of Treasury's Tribal Advisory Committee, Cherokee Nation

Roger Ramseyer, Market Vice President & Tulsa Market Leader, Cox Communications, Inc.


Justice Waidner-Smith
Diversity and Inclusion Manager, ONEOK, Inc.

March 28, 2019

"Unity in the Community"


Susan Ellerbach, Executive Editor, Tulsa World

Dick Pryor, General Manager, KGOU

Meg Weinkauf, Founder ,  The Faithful Leader

Rachel Anderson, Tulsa Campus Director, Greenheck Group

Moderator: Jim Morgan, SVP Communication, Tulsa Regional Chamber


 February 21, 2019

"Discerning the Truth"

Cathy Wiedenhoeft, Manager of Ethics and Regulatory Compliance, The Williams Companies

Grant Jackson, Chief Compliance Officer & Managing Attorney, ONE Gas, Inc.

Dr. Melissa Brevetti, Director of Clinical Partnerships, Langston University

Kimberly Love, Partner, Titus Hillis Reynolds & Love 

January 24, 2019 

"Hot Topics in Ethics"


Stop the Drama featuring Sarita Maybin, November 7 and 8

Sarita Maybin

International speaker and communication expert

November 8, 2018

“Stop the drama! If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What Do You Say?”

OK Ethics Tulsa Chapter Presents Clay Gaspar WPX Energy, October 18 Clay Gasper, President and Chief Operating Officer of WPX Energy 

October 18, 2018 

Ted Hinson Presentation, September 20, OK Ethics Tulsa Chapter Ted Hinson, Author

September 20, 2018


  Panelist Kristi Spaethe & Rob Benson

May 17, 2018

"Me Too" 


Bill Blankenship

Championship Coach

April 19, 2018



Clifton Taulbert

Entrepreneur, Pulitzer-Nominated Author, Internationally Acclaimed Speaker

February 22, 2018

"Living and Working Beyond the Past"


Melinda Stinnett, CPA, CIA

Managing Director, Stinnett and Associates

January 25, 2018

"The Culture Imperative - Building a Positive, Ethical" 

 Excellence and Ethics featuring Tracy Jones - Tulsa Event Tracey Jones: Gulf War veteran, author and President of Tremendous Life Books

November 14, 2017

Excellence and Ethics

 Cowboy Ethics Featuring James P Owens, Cowboy Ethics and Leadership James P. Owen is Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership

October 19, 2017

Cowboy Ethics

   Dr. Brad Agle


September 20, 2017

The Business Ethics Field Guide

Corporate Social Responsibility Panel featuring Alison Anthony, Kim Owens, Phil Lakin, Wendy Buxton, and Bailey Siegfried Alison Anthony, Kim Owens, Phil Lakin, Wendy Buxton, and Bailey J. Seigfried

August 24, 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility Panel


Shane Fernandez


Nabholz Construction, Southwest Operations

 March 2016

Nathan Mellor


Strata Leadership

 February 2016

Andrew Ziola

VP, Investor Relations,

ONE Gas, Inc.

January 2016

Steve Ford
Son of President Gerald Ford
November 16, 2016
Humility Under Fire

Dave Lieber
NBC Consumer Affairs Commentator
The Dallas Morning News Columnist
October 6, 2016
Watchdog Nation

Tom Tropp
Corporate VP, Ethics & Sustainability
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co
September 22, 2016
Building an Ethical Culture in Your Company

Melissa McLawhorn Houston
Oklahoma Labor Commissioner
 August 25, 2016
"Ethics During Adversity"


Mike Wooten
Operations Manager,
Google, Inc.


May 26, 2016
"Ethics in a 21st Century World"



Shane Fernandez
Nabholz Construction- Southwest Operations


March 24, 2016

"Diversity: The Keys to Success in Business"


 Power of Positivity Featuring Nathan Mellor

Dr. Nathan Mellor
CEO, Strata Leadership


February 25, 2016

"Power of Positivity: Impact on Ethical Decision-Making"


Andrew Ziola
ONE Gas, VP of Investor Relations

January 14, 2016

"Ethical Dilemmas in Investor Relations"

 Truthfulness, Fairness and Standards of Decency Panel Info  

Ted Streuli
The Journal Record, Editor

Susan Ellerbach
The Tulsa World, Executive Editor

Jim Langdon
TulsaPeople, Publisher

Moderator: Barrett Waller, Waller & Company,
President & CEO

November 18, 2015

"Truthfulness, Fairness, and Standards of Decency" Panel Presentation

  Rick Muncrief
President and CEO
WPX Energy 


October 22, 2015 




J.D. Taylor
Business Leadership Coach


September 10, 2015

"Manipulation: Tips to Stop Getting Tricked"



CDR Arthur Gibb, III, USN, Ph.D. Permanent Military Professor and Chair,

Leader Development and Research Department
United States Naval Academy

August 20, 2015 

"New Generation Ethics: Naval Leadership Lessons"


Jeffrey Roberts
Managing Director, Forensics and Valuation Services


June 25, 2015

"Crossing the Ethical Line: Insights into Workplace Fraud"

 Ethics on Trial. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Saint Lukes United Methodist Church

Jim Priest
Bill Leach
Stephen Ellis, Ph.D.
Rev. Linda Brinkworth
Justice Noma D. Gurich 

 March 26, 2015

"Ethics on Trial"

   Marsha Petrie Sue

 February 5, 2015

"Emotional Vampires"

Elliot Nelson
CEO, McNellie's Group 

Robert Thomas
Co-founder, Senior Star Management Co.

Angela Byers
Principal, Byers Creative 

Larry Mocha

January 15, 2015 

Ethics and Entrepreneurship: The Possible Dream"


Ronald Paul Hill, Ph.D.


Richard J. and Barbara Naclerio Endowed Chairholder,

Villanova School of Business

November 13, 2014

"The Moral Business Through Ethical Competency"

Michael Hingson

Best Selling Author and Inspirational Speaker

October 16, 2014

"Trust, Teamwork and Thunderdog's Triumph"

Extraordinatry Circumstances by Cynthia Cooper


Cynthia Cooper


WorldCom Whistleblower and CEO, The Cooper Group



August 19, 2014

"Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century"


Ray Sanders

CEO, Water4


"Rung's and Wrongs"

May 22, 2014

Paula Marshall

CEO, The Bama Companies, Inc.

2014 Statewide OK Ethics Awards Keynote Speaker

April 24, 2014


Libby Sartain

Co-author, Cracking the Culture Code

Cracking the culture code.

March 27, 2014


Warren Martin

Executive Director, General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum


You were never called to be normal

February 27, 2014

Gael O' Brien

Entrepreneur Magazine's The Ethics Coach

Leadership Edge

January 9, 2014


Phil Lakin,

CEO, Tulsa Community Foundation

10 year Anniversary Gala

December 10, 2013

Jeremy Burton,
Senior Director for University Relations and Communications at Oral Roberts University

Rebecca Greenbaum Ph.D,
Assistant Professor in the Management Department of the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Hannibal B. Johnson, Attorney, author, independent consultant and nationally known speaker


Navigating Difficulty: How Authentic Communication Wins the Day


November 21, 2013

Ed Hearn, CSP

Founder,The Bottom of the Ninth, World Series Champion New York Mets, Kansas City Royals


Conquering Life's Curves


October 24, 2013


Mick Ukleja, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Leadershiptraq and co-author of The Ethics Challenge: Strengthening Your Integrity in a Greedy World


Integrity Wins: Facing "The Herd"


September 26, 2013

Lori Tansey Martens

President and CEO, International Business Ethics Institute

"Overcoming Cultural Barriers to Integrity"

August 22, 2013

Rob Benson, Lead Consultant, Learning Unlimited

"Building Trustworthy Organizations … One Leader, One Team At A Time"

June 27, 2013


Robyn Ewing, Sr. VP & Chief Administrator Officer, Williams &

Marcia MacLeod, Sr. VP of Human Resources and Administration

"Navigating Change With Ethics in Mind"

April 25, 2013

Dr. Mark Rutland, President, Oral Roberts University


March 28, 2013

Brad Frank, President, Tulsa Tube Supply



"How to Build a Winning Organization"

February 28, 2013


Linnda Durré, Ph.D.. Author


"Surviving the Toxic Workplace"

January 24, 2013


Melissa Clark, APR, WPX Energy

Gary Richetto, PhD, Triad Associates

Councilor, G.T. Bynum, Tulsa District 9

Kevin Kennemer, SPHR, The People Group

"Ethical Solutions to Conflict: Why Can't We All Get Along?"


November 29, 2012


Jay Wilkinson, author and speaker


"A Champion's Perspective"

October 25, 2012

Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D., author

"The Ethics Guy"

"Ethical Intelligence"

September 27, 2012


Teresa Knox, Founder and Owner,  Community Care College

Wendy A. Buxton,  President, LynnCo   Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Felicia Collins Correia, Chief Executive   Officer, YWCA Tulsa

Christine O’Connor, President, GEA Rainey

"Women CEO's: How Ethics Paves the Way to the Top"


August 23, 2012

Kim Owen

Former VP, Human Resources, QuikTrip

"Ethical Succession Planning: It Is Not Always a QuikTrip"


 June 28, 2012


Dr. Andrew Urich, JD

Puterbaugh Professor of Ethics and Legal Studies
Spears School of Business
Oklahoma State University



"Doubting, Worrying & Wondering: The Path to Ethical Awareness"


May 24, 2012

David Myers

Former WorldCom Controller

"The Slippery Slope"

March 8, 2012


Jim Stovall

Author, The Ultimate Gift

"The Ultimate Gift"

May 26, 2011

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Tom Hill


"Making Character First”

March 24, 2011


Cheri Decker



Kirk Turner

Newton, O’Connor, Turner & Ketchum


Debbie Rowland

The Rowland Group


"The Ethical Concerns of Love in the Workplace”


February 24, 2011



Ryan Ross

Hogan Assessment Systems

“Flawed Leadership”

January 27, 2011

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“Swimming Naked”

December 9, 2010

  Jeremy Burton & Dara Wanzer

“Blended Brand Lines”

November 18, 2010

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“Building an Ethical Business"

 October 28, 2010


Christopher Panza

Adam Potthast

“Ethics for Dummies”

September 23, 2010

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“Civility Lost? Sorry Works!”

August 26, 2010


Dr. Chris Wright

Julie Hakman

“Liar, Liar”

July 15, 2010


John Rooney

Retired President & CEO

US Cellular

Myra Kruger

Author & Consultant

“The Pursuit of Something Better”

June 2010


Asher Adelman 

Founder eBossWatch.com

“Management and Ethics in a Web 2.0 World & Beyond”

May 2010

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William J SIems 

Certified Covey Trainer

“Speed of Trust”

March 2010

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Coach Todd Graham 

The University of Tulsa

“Men of Integrity - The Tulsa Way”

February 2010

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Tim Johnson

Chief Accomplishment Officer

Carpe Factum, Inc.

“An Ethical Approach to Office Politics”

December  2009

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David Page

Chase Bank

“A Look at the Tulsa Economy & the US Finance Sector”

November  2009



Curtis Dinan


Mike Howard

CFO, Webco Industries

Sonja Wilson

SVP, Mazzio's Corp.

Teresa Wuchter

VP, Rovi Corp.


“Ethical Dilemmas of Top Financial Officers”

October 2009


Chet Cadieux

CEO, QuikTrip

September 2009


Cory Hoffart

Green Collar Energy

Michael Patton

Metropolitan Environmental Trust


Seneca Scott

OK House of Representatives


August 2009

Mark R. Graham


June 2009


Isabell Estes

The Entrepreneur’s Source

Travis Jones

Career Development Services

Kevin Kennemer

The People Group

Ruth S. Klinck

TCI Services, Inc.

Charles Plumb

McAfee& Taft


May 28, 2009


Gene Callahan

Tulsa Technology Center

Ellen Ralph 

Meridian Resources

Wendy Thomas

Leadership Tulsa

Michael Christian

Bank of Oklahoma


March 26, 2009

Robyn Ewing 

The Williams Companies


February 26, 2009

Steve Burrage

State Auditor and Inspector


December 11, 2008


Jeff Hassell

 Gable & Gotwals 

Joe Worley

Tulsa World

Barrett Waller, APR

Waller & Company

Darrean Browning

NewsChannel 8 KTUL


November 20, 2008

Gary Namie, PhD.

"The Work Doctor"

October 23, 2008

Stuart Solomon, President & Chief Operating Officer

Public Service Company of Oklahoma

"The Power of Integrity"

September 25, 2008

John Gibson, CEO


"How not to change....during change"

August 28, 2008

Clifton Taulbert, President

The Building Community Institute

"Inside Community: The Dynamics of Behavior"

June 26, 2008

David Rutkauskas

Founder, President and CEO of Beautiful Brands International

February 28, 2008

Katherine Taylor

Tulsa Mayor

December 6, 2007

Gene Callahan Superintendent, 

Tulsa Technology Center



"Developing a Code of Ethics"

November 15, 2007

John Wiscaver
Director of Catastrophe Response for State Farm Insurance
September 27, 2007
Sharon King Davis "Ethics: From Business to the Belvedere"
August 23, 2007

Hans Helmerich, President and CEO

Helmerich & Payne

"Oil & Ethics... Do They Mix?"

June 28, 2007

Rick Wagner, FHFMA, CPA, Partner-in-Charge

Eide Bailly

 January 25, 2007

Steve Turnbo, Chairman

Tulsa Metro Chamber

November 16, 2006

Jeff Mulder, A.A.E. - Director of Airports

Tulsa Airport Authority

October 26, 2006

Chris Wilson, CEO

Wilson Research Strategies

September 28, 2006

Steve Kragthorpe, Coach

University of Tulsa

July 27, 2006

Kell Kelly, President And CEO


June 22, 2006

Stan Clark

Eskimo Joe's

March 23, 2006

Dr. Robert Hogan, President

Hogan Assessments

Ethical Leadership "A View from the Dark Side"

January 26, 2006

Susan Savage

Oklahoma Secretary of State

"Ethics: The Interaction between Business and Government"

September 22, 2005

Kim Holland

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner

April 28, 2005