Growing Talent for Tomorrow

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Workforce Tulsa presents Growing Talent for Tomorrow

Workforce Tulsa’s inaugural “Growing Talent for Tomorrow” brings together State officials, non-profits, and employers to explore real-world examples of building workforce strategies around youth, training that includes work experience, and hearing about employer best practices. This event will prepare employers to implement resources and programs to find and grow talent.

Date: Sept. 23, 2020 

Time: 8 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. 

Where: NSU Broken Arrow campus 3100 E. New Orleans, Broken Arrow, Okla.

Fee: $20 per ticket. Click on green registration button at top right. Open table seating.


8:00 a.m. - guests arrive and begin continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. - Comments from Secretary of Commerce Kouplen, quick acknowledgments and outline of the day

9:00 a.m. - First Session - Youth Partnering (WEX, Schools, ICAP, Mayor's Summer Job Program)

9:45 a.m. - break

10:00 a.m. - Second Session - Workbase Learning (Apprenticeships, Incumbent Worker Training, Non-Traditional Training)

10:45 a.m. - break

11:00 - Third Session - Employer Best Practices (what area employers are finding works for their company in terms of workforce development)

11:45 -Lunch buffet

12:15 - Welcome by NSU President Turner and Introduction of LT. Governor Pinnell for his remarks

12:45 - Thank you and adjourn

Menu items include: Continental breakfast buffet with scones. Lunch: Chicken with Asiago Cream sauce, and Red Velvet Cake.

Platinum Sponsors

Spirit Logo AAON logo

WEbCO Logo PSO Logo

Gold Sponsors


Table sponsors welcome.  Contact Rachel Hutchings at 918-438-7941  or if you would like to sponsor a table.

Key note speakers:

Matt Pinnell

Lieutenant Govenor

Matt Pinnell

Sean Kouplen

Secretary of Commerce and Workplace Development

Sean Kouplen

Panel Speakers


    Carlisha Williams - ED, Impact Tulsa - Moderator
    Chelsea Hun - NSFY Career Pathway Strategy Lead, OSDE
    Ashley Phillipson - Maxwell Fellowship


    Rose Washington - CEO, TEDC Moderator
    Ted Jenkins - IBEW
    Delaney Rea - Driver Services Manager, Melton Truck Lines
    Ginger Allison - Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning Coordinator, OOWD Lesli Shoals AEP-PSO

    Christopher Williams - Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist, AEP-PSO


    Kelly Beyer, Market Manager, Manpower Group Moderator
    Sabrina Ware - Director, Goodwill Industries
    Amber Hatten - Director of Human Resources, Webco
    Celia Armstrong, Sr VP of Human Resources and Learning, TTCU Federal Credit Union