Consultant Directory

Susan Adams ( View Bio)
President & CEO
Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City

Susan Adams

Susan has had a varied business career, having had leadership positions in both the for-profit and nonprofit worlds. Her skills are economics, business, development and leadership. Her position on numerous nonprofit boards adds to her wealth of knowledge.  In her spare time, Susan enjoys reading, hiking and family activities.

Susan Agel ( View Bio)
Positive Tomorrows

Susan Agel

Susan Agel, President of Positive Tomorrows, has worked to advance the mission of nonprofit organizations all her professional life. At Positive Tomorrows, Susan led the nonprofit to accreditation by AdvancED (North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement), increased enrollment and created a strong financial standing. Susan was founder and executive director of the Deaconess Hospital Foundation,. Susan also worked at City Rescue Mission, Butterfield Memorial Foundation, and The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. Most recently, Susan was selected by the Journal Record’s Chain of Distinction as a “Most Admired CEO.” She holds an M.A. in communications from Wichita State University and a B.S. in journalism from Kansas State University. 

Patrick Alexander ( View Bio)
Director of Plannned Giving The Childrens Center

Patrick Alexander

Patrick is an award-winning non-profit executive with more than 25 years of demonstrated experience in organizational management, fund-raising, marketing, strategic planning, budgeting, and staff and volunteer motivation.  He most recently has served as director of planned giving for the Children’s Center.  In prior assignments he has served as Executive Director of the Oklahoma Zoological Society, Allied Arts Foundation and Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra.  Patrick holds a BA degree from George Mason University and an MLA from Oklahoma City University.

Frank Andrews ( View Bio)
Training Consultant
TBF & Associates

Frank Andrews

Frank Andrews was a training supervisor in the corporate environment helping employees become better supervisors, mangers and team players. He continues his training expertise as an independent consultant and supplier of training needs. He has achieved the level of “Master Trainer” and helps organizations identify the appropriate course of action to develop and retain in-house talent. His training experience includes Management and Supervisory Essentials, Team Building, Quality and Process Improvement.

Michael Barcum ( View Bio)
Founder, owner
I3g llc

Michael Barcum

Michael has been involved in a number of successful start ups, turn arounds, and strategically growing business., His primary focus has been on organizational strengths, growth and bottom line performance., He has developed national advertising campaigns and won a creative media award from ADDY in Chicago., His success has been primarily through a team approach to the organization, the customers and the stake holders., Market analysis, strategic planning and a solid business plan that can be successfully executed are fundamentals to his approach.

Gale Bollinger ( View Bio)
Community Volunteer, former bookstore owner

Gale Bollinger

Gale Bollinger, current chair of ESCCO, draws from a lifetime of unique projects and experiences in retail, consulting and the arts to help non-profits focus on their strengths and build their organizations.  She believes in developing short, specific goals to turn organizations around.  Her strengths lie in board development, funding, and staffing. Some of Gale’s ESCCO projects include helping the Christmas Connection, Oklahoma City Boathouse, Shakespeare in the Park and Oklahoma Lawyers for Children.

John Coffey ( View Bio)
White, Coffey & Fite, PC

John Coffey

John has experience as an advisor to tax exempt organizations, a partner in his own law firm and an active entrepreneur with multiple small businesses including his current interest in a local animal health company.  He is a graduate of OU (both a BBA & JD) and an additional graduate degree in taxation form New York University.

Mary Coffey ( View Bio)
Vice President Emeritus
Oklahoma City University

Mary Coffey

Mary Coffey knows higher education. Her expertise and talent was so valuable at Oklahoma City University that she was utilized in many administrative areas over her 26 years there, beginning as the Director of Student Financial Services and finishing as the Vice President for Administration. Her accomplishments and responsibilities included managing a $50 million budget, negotiating architectural, engineering and construction contracts, and directing capital improvement projects. Her professional activities include coordinating the DARE program in Oklahoma and serving on the board of Oklahoma City Classen Beautiful. She is a member of the Oklahoma City Downtown Lions Club and the Mayor’s committee for Community Redevelopment.

Janice Dobbs ( View Bio)
VP Governance & Corp. Secretary (Ret)
Devon Energy Corporation

Janice Dobbs

Janice’s areas of responsible included compliance with the SEC and the NYSE; administration of the Company’s Stock Plans; Shareholder maintenance; and domestic and foreign subsidiary maintenance. She was also involved with the acquisitions and divestures of the Company. Janice assisted with the formation of the Legal Assistant program in Oklahoma and worked with Rose State College and the University of Oklahoma to establish certification programs.  She was a founding director of the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium (now OKEthics).

Robert Dolan ( View Bio)
Senior VP
Fleming Companies (ret)

Robert Dolan

Bob Dolan has made a significant impact on the non-profit community in central Oklahoma. He has served on more than 10 non-profit boards and more than 25 various non-profit committees. He has been a project leader on at least 11 ESCCO projects. He shares 32 years of business experience from his positions as management consultant for Deloitte &Touche, and as a senior officer at the Fleming Companies where he was responsible for the Information Technology, Risk Management, Retail Services and International Business groups.  He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master of science degree in management sciences.

Mike Dover ( View Bio)
Executive Director
Variety Health Care (ret)

Mike Dover

Mike Dover has close to 30 years experience as a nonprofit executive. As Executive Director of Variety Health Center, he grew the organization from a small clinic to a vital health care force, serving over 20,000 women and children annually. He was founder and first president of Variety Care Foundation. Among the numerous awards Mike has received was a resolution from the OKC City Council that renamed a park Mike Dover Park in recognition of his dedication to providing affordable health care to the underserved. Currently Mike serves on the MAPS 3 Citizen Advisory Board and OKC Bond Advisory Board.

Irma Elliott ( View Bio)
VP and Corp. Secretary
OG&E Electric Services (ret)

Irma Elliott

Irma Elliott was Vice President and Corporate Secretary at OGE Energy Corp. and Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company.  In addition to Shareowner Relations, she also had oversight of the company’s records management function and the travel department.  Her community involvement included membership on the Board of Directors for RSVP, YWCA, Girl Scouts, Lyric Theatre, and Red Cross.

Joseph Fleckinger ( View Bio)
CIO, State of Oklahoma, former partner
Deloitte & Touche (ret)

Joseph Fleckinger

Joe Fleckinger is well-versed in financial management and analysis, budgeting, accounting, preparation of financial documents in the government and private sector and managing information technology. Joe was Deputy Director of Information Technology for the Office of State Finance. Prior to that, he was an executive with Fleming Companies and was a partner with Deloitte & Touche. His civic involvement includes serving as past chairman of the Allied Arts Foundation, Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma, Junior Achievement and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tulane University.

William Fuge ( View Bio)
Marketing Manager with international experience in acquisitions (ret)

William Fuge

Bill Fuge received his master’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University and spent his career in marketing management. Bill has traveled extensively in the Far East, primarily in Japan, China and India. He was also involved in the sale and acquisition of his last employer four times to private equity firms. Bill enjoys problem-solving and looking for and implementing more effective methods and procedures. He enjoys working with people and providing recommendations to help improve their work environment and job skills.

David Gillett ( View Bio)
Commander, OKC Air Logistics Center (Ret)

David Gillett

David Gillett brings a wealth of experience to ESCCO as a retired Air Force Major General with 34 years of active duty service.  His last assignment was as Commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center at Tinker Air Force Base.  In that role he oversaw a workforce of 16,000 people providing depot level repair and program management for various Air Force weapon systems.  After retiring from the Air Force, David worked for Booz Allen as a Senior Consultant and the AAR Corps Vice President of Government Programs. A graduate of Texas A&M, he also has an MBA from Gonzaga University and an MA from National Defense University. Hobbies include running and scuba diving.

Dina "Dinky" Hammam ( View Bio)
Community Volunteer

Dina "Dinky" Hammam

Dina "Dinky" Hammam is a dedicated and energetic volunteer and advocate for the Oklahoma and Oklahoma City Community.  Initially, her background was in banking and finance. Dinky graduated from Tufts University with an honors B.A. in Political Science and French. Born in Lebanon and living in several countries over her lifetime, Dinky suffers from wanderlust and curiosity. She recently completed an Applied Sociology Masters in Nonprofit Leadership at Oklahoma City University.

Franci Hart ( View Bio)

Franci Hart

Franci Hart, a certified fundraising executive (CFRE), has over 20 years of experience working with Oklahoma non-profit organizations, making her a natural for ESCCO. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and tried-and-true advice on tasks ranging from communication to fund-raising and has raised more than $20 million for a diverse group of organizations. She also spent over 20 years in the newspaper industry, as the theater reviewer for The Oklahoman and most recently the reviewer for FRIDAY.

Molly Helm ( View Bio)
Chief Thinker
Purple Ink

Molly Helm

Bringing together her many passions, Molly is currently Chief Thinker and Writer at Purple Ink in Enid, and works extensively with nonprofit groups across Oklahoma. Previous positions include director of marketing at Advance Food Company, executive director at Leonardo's Children's Museum and Communications Director at Autry Technology Center. Her 20-year career in corporate marketing, nonprofit leadership and communications provide experience from a variety of perspectives.

Cheryl Hudak ( View Bio)
Sr. Communication Advisor
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (ret)

Cheryl Hudak

Cheryl Hudak has been a specialist in corporate communications and investor relations for more than 40 years. At Chesapeake, she had responsibility for the development and implementation of strategic internal and external communications, publications, graphic design and investor communications. Cheryl served in similar capacities at Kerr-McGee Corporation, CMH Communications Inc., and Fleming Companies. She is a former docent committee chairman of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and is an active member of the Oklahoma City Orchestra League.

Charles Hull ( View Bio)
Corporate Compliance Officer and Manager of Licensing Team American Fidelity Corporation (ret)

Charles Hull

Charlie retired from the life insurance business after 37 years as an agent, supervisor, project manager, licensing manager, operations and controls manager, registered principal and corporate compliance officer. He also taught insurance as an adjunct instructor for five years at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Julia Hunt ( View Bio)
Director of Volunteer Services
INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center (ret)

Julia Hunt

In addition to being an RN, Julia was Director of Volunteer Services at INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center for eighteen years and earned the national credential of Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services.  Beyond her professional experience, Julia has a long history of her own volunteer service with the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, Lyric Theatre, Oklahoma City Orchestra League, YMCA and more.  She served on the Lyric Theatre Corporate Board and served as President of Lyric Guild and Chairman of the Lyric’s Festival of the Trees.  Julia recently completed a two-year term as President of the Orchestra League.  She became an ESSCO Consultant following her retirement in 2013.

Lois Jennings ( View Bio)
AT&T (ret)

Lois Jennings

Lois Jennings is an ESSCO believer. She has seen the model work repeatedly … talented ESSCO volunteers partner with visionary non-profit groups to help them better align their finances, management or fundraising to accomplish their vision. In her own career in telecommunications and real estate, Lois has experience in product introduction, computer programming, workplace safety issues as well as real estate investments. But she is particularly adept at assessing people and matching their talents and skills in organizations, such as identifying that the volunteer sorting cans at the food pantry is also a database manager who could help in the office. Lois says ESSCO offers a unique fusion of business and non-profit service that benefits all of us.

George Johnson ( View Bio)
GB Johnson, Inc.

George Johnson

George Earl Johnson Jr. is an accomplished author and nationally recognized speaker. His professional career spanned 44 years in government including service as communications director for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. He has been behind the scenes of almost every crisis communications situation in Oklahoma since the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Today, Johnson heads G.B. Johnson, Inc., a leadership communications company. He is an active volunteer, Bible study leader and mentor to youth, young adults and executives. Johnson has degrees, with honors in journalism, mass communications and public relations; with minors in human relations, the sciences and business. He is also a graduate member of Leadership Oklahoma City Class XXVI.

Dwight Journey ( View Bio)
Vice Chairman of the Board and Treasurer
McEldowney, McWilliams, Deardeuff and Journey (ret)

Dwight Journey

Dwight Journey began his career in the insurance business in 1955 with a national company in Nashville,Tennessee.In 1968 he earned his master's in business administration and joined what came to be called McEldowney, McWilliams, Deardeuff and Journey.He spent the next 40 years with the company until his retirement in 2008.He has served on the boards of the Metropolitan YMCA, The All Soul's Anglican Foundation and the vestry of All Soul's Episcopal Church. In addition, he is a member of the Dolese foundation board.

Jim Keating ( View Bio)
Founding ED (ret)
Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma

Jim Keating

A native Oklahoman, Jim Keating most recently founded the nonprofit Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma.  He directed its rapid growth for over 13 years. Earlier in his career Jim served as CFO and HR director of Topographic Engineering and consulted businesses in process improvement and employee development. Jim graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Business and Public Administration. Jim’s volunteer experience includes work with the Huntington Disease Society of Oklahoma, Pastor Support Network and St. Luke’s Methodist Church.

Steve Kinney ( View Bio)
Resources Group

Steve Kinney

Steve has been  CEO/President of Venture Resources Group, CEO/President of Weslock National, EVP/CFO/ Executive Committee Macklanburg-Duncan, and VP Controller of Newell/Rubbermaid. He specializes in turnaround opportunites and led the turnaround of Stuart Hall Stationary and Macklanburg-Duncan.  He has an MBA from the University of Illinois and a BS in Zoology from Eastern Illinois University.

Andrew Lasser ( View Bio)
Executive Vice President
Avanza Healthcare Strategies

Andrew Lasser

Andrew Lasser is President and CEO of The Lasser Group. Dr. Lasser’s rich healthcare experience includes various leadership posts, notably executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief executive officer of academic medical center hospitals, Children’s Hospitals, community hospitals, rural hospitals and a religiously affiliated hospital.

Since 1998, Dr. Lasser has been consulting in the areas of strategic thinking in healthcare operations, project feasibility, organizational structure and hospital-physician collaborations. He is also a skilled group-process facilitator.

Dr. Lasser is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is frequent speaker at healthcare meetings and is the author of several articles and publications. He has served on the editorial boards of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Journal of Healthcare Management and the Journal of Rural Health.

Dr. Lasser holds a doctorate in Public Health and a master’s degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ceci Leonard ( View Bio)
VP Reservoir Engineering
Devon Energy Corp. (ret)

Ceci Leonard

When Cecilia Leonard began working for Devon Energy, her office was in Rio de Janeiro. She was responsible for all of the company’s production and drilling operations in Brazil during her two years of service there. Stateside, she continued managing engineering operations for Devon and was vice president for reservoir Engineering 2009-12. A graduate of Texas A&M with a degree in industrial engineering, Cecilia brings to ESCCO all of her experience and skills sets including budgeting, planning, and resource management. She also is an attentive listener.

Nancy Leonard ( View Bio)
The Oklahoma Experience, LLC.

Nancy Leonard

Nancy Leonard graduated from Harvard University’s JFK School of Government’s Executive Leadership Program in 1997, adding to her impressive academic, civic and volunteer achievements. She is president of The Oklahoma Experience and was Executive Director of Leadership Oklahoma. She has worked with Children’s Medical Research, Oklahoma Olympic Festival in 1989, and the National Commission on the Cause and Prevention of Violence. Her board service includes vice chair of the Oklahoma Centennial Commission, the State Arts Council, OU Cancer Institute, Oklahoma School of Science & Math, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, the Oklahoma Arts Institute and Rotary Club 29. She was awarded with the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership Oklahoma and was a 2000 Journal Record “Woman of the Year” Nominee.

Mike Leslie ( View Bio)
Asst Director (Ret)
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Mike Leslie

Mike has 36 years of experience working in nonprofit museums of differing sizes and operations. He was a member of the founding staff at the Eitelijorg Museum in Indianapolis. While there he formed the national Native American Advisory Council. He most recently retired from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum where he was a curator for the Native American collection and had numerous administrative responsibilities. Prior to his museum career, Mike worked on the Trans-Alaska pipeline and co-owned and operated a small cattle ranch in North Texas. Mike’s master’s degree is from Montana State University and focused on the American West and early federal Indian policy.

Phil Logsdon ( View Bio)
Midstream M&A

Phil Logsdon

Phil has spent his career in midstream energy in operations and engineering roles with ConocoPhillips, Chesapeake, Access Midstream and Williams.  The last 7 years involved learning and application of process improvement to improve capital project execution and operations.  Phil’s volunteer experience includes missions, youth sports coaching, and reading tutoring.  He is a graduate of Iowa State Univ, and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Univ of Oklahoma) and Master of Process (FCB Partners).

Tucker McHugh ( View Bio)
Sr. VP Commercial Lending
First Commercial Bank (ret)

Tucker McHugh

Tucker McHugh spent 37 years with multiple banking organizations making him a natural to help ESSCO clients in financial matters. Tucker was a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Oklahoma City and the Chamber of Commerce/Edmond. He was co-chair, USS Oklahoma Memorial Executive Committee, sought congressional approval and raised funds to establish a lasting memorial to the 429 sailors and Marines who died at Pearl Harbor on the USS Oklahoma. He is past president of the Navy League/OKC Council, and is past-chair of the finance committee for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edmond.

Marian Moon ( View Bio)
Executive Vice President Administration
Devon Energy Corp. (ret)

Marian Moon

Marian Moon was one of the first 50 people who went to work for a startup energy company in Oklahoma City. Today, it is a Fortune 500 publicly traded company called Devon Energy. As the company grew, so did her own career opportunities and experiences, beginning as Director of Corporate Communications. She spent the last 10 of her 24 years at Devon as Executive Vice President of Administration. Marian is a native of St. Louis, and an alumnus of Valparaiso University where she serves on the board of directors. Marian continues to give back to her community with service on several boards including The Regional Food Back of Central Oklahoma and The Science Museum Oklahoma.

Paul Moore ( View Bio)

Paul Moore

Before joining ESCCO, first as a volunteer consultant and CEO coach, and now as President, Paul Moore completed a 40 year career with the Boy Scouts of America.  He has served as CEO of Scout councils in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Oklahoma City, and Charlotte NC and as a member of the BSA National Staff.  Paul is a member of Rotary Club 29 of OKC and serves on the alumni board of Leadership OKC.  During his career, Paul was responsible for recruiting, training, and leading over 100,000 volunteers.  He secured over $10 million in capital funding, and $100 million in operating support.  Beginning in 2005, he was certified by the Fieldstone Foundation as a coach to nonprofit CEO’s.  He has a passion for nonprofits and helping their leaders grow.

W. H. "Bud" Oehlert ( View Bio)
Cardiologist and Medical Director (Ret.)

W. H. "Bud" Oehlert

Dr. Oehlert is a retired cardiologist and medical director.  He holds a masters degree in medical management and has been instrumental in starting services and facilities. He directed quality improvement and outcomes projects.  He was CEO of a cardiology group, cardiology department chairman, president of both the Oklahoma County Medical Society and Oklahoma State Medical Association, and a board member or council member of the Oklahoma Heart Association, Oklahoma Diabetes Association (east and west councils), Oklahoma Chapter of American College of Physicians, Oklahoma Chapter of the American College of Cardiologists, Oklahoma Blood Institute and OSMA Health.

Ronald Perry ( View Bio)
Owner/President Prime Time Travel (ret)

Ronald Perry

Ron retired from Prime Time Travel after 34 years. He has had leadership positions on numerous nonprofit boards, including president of the Food Bank Board, and president of the Metro Tech Centers Board. A graduate of Leadership OKC, Ron has also served as a Commission, OKC Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is an Oklahoma State University graduate, an Army Captain and civic leader.

Jeremy Sanders ( View Bio)
Upward Transitions

Jeremy Sanders

Jeremy, as CEO, provides executive direction and leadership for the overall operation of Upward Transitions. He has over 28 years of experience in ministry in local churches, with expertise in strategic planning, program development, fundraising, financial stewardship, operations management, budget administration, personnel training and supervision.  Jeremy is a graduate of OU and has a masters degree from Southern Methodist University.

Bill Sanford ( View Bio)
Commercial Real Estate Lender BancFirst (ret)

Bill Sanford

Bill Sanford brings 45 years experience in banking, specializing in commercial real estate, to an ESCCO team.  Having financed commercial real estate projects that totaled over $200,000,000, he understands capital needs.  In addition his experience on nonprofit boards and work with the United Way Loaned Executive Program give him an understanding of nonprofit mechanics. Bill has business and law degrees from Oklahoma City University.

Jeanetta Sims ( View Bio)
Associate Prof. of Marketing
University of Central Oklahoma

Jeanetta Sims

Jeanetta D. Sims is a dynamic collaborator and teacher scholar with first-hand experience in communication and integrated marketing communications. In her career with MidFirst Bank, she coordinated the marketing for new bank openings, completed corporate communication projects, and managed the rapidly growing Visa Check Card portfolio. She was promoted to Deposit Product Manager, where she guided the growth of the deposit portfolio through financial analysis, budgeting, pricing, product development, promotions, and advertising. She earned her Ph.D. in communication from the University of Oklahoma and is accredited in public relations (APR). While on faculty in the College of Business at UCO, she has received numerous awards for her teaching, engagement with students, and research.

Robert Spinks
Oklahoma City University

Robert Spinks
Lonny Towell ( View Bio)
Vice President Supply Chain Mgmt and former Vice President Acquisitions
Kerr-McGee Corp. (ret)

Lonny Towell

Lonny Towell earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Yale University in 1965. His education and talent was applied for almost 30 years at Kerr-McGee Corp., where he served as vice president of supply chain initiative, vice president of acquisitions, vice president of natural gas marketing and vice president of engineering (Oil & Gas).  He represented Kerr-McGee on technical and operational committees of the Natural Gas Supply Association and the National Petroleum Council.

Larry Wagner ( View Bio)
Senior VIce President, Human Resources
BOK Financial (ret)

Larry Wagner

Larry Wagner was Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for  BOK Financial (a $25 billion regional financial services holding company) for the last 13 years. His primary mission was the design and delivery of Human Capital Strategies that focused on results that strengthened employee performance and satisfaction.  Prior to BOK, Larry spent 22 years with Fleming Companies, in the area of Human Resources.  His community involvement while  in Oklahoma City included Rotary Club 29, United Way, OKC Beautiful, and the American Red Cross.

Don Wentroth ( View Bio)
Principal (ret)
Bethany High School

Don Wentroth

Don Wentroth, Ed.D, brings a treasure trove of experience to an ESCCO project. As Bethany High School Principal, he guided the school in the process of becoming a National Blue Ribbon High School. He was Oklahoma State Principal of the Year and a National Finalist for Principal of the Year. Don has a varied nonprofit experience, having served on committees at his church, Boy Scouts and the Oklahoma Israel Exchange. In addition, he has been a respite night volunteer for severe and profound children for the past 15 years. Don is also an adjunct professor at Southern Nazarene University.

Troy Zeigler ( View Bio)
Zeigler Associates

Troy Zeigler

Troy has developed a management consulting practice that has been focused on personal/organizational leadership development and organizational assessment., He has worked with organization’s boards and executives on executive assessment, governance and strategic planning., His career spans work with over 800 public, private and nonprofit clients., He currently serves on the faculty of Regis University’s Masters of Nonprofit Management program., Troy is a graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University and has an MPA from Denver University.