Strata Leadership Show

Strata Leadership Show

The Strata Leadership Show is a podcast dedicated to helping you gain clarity, lead effectively, and drive results for yourself, your team, and your organization. www. strataleadership.com

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May 6, 2021 20 min

Angie currently serves as Vice President for Global HR and Talent for the Home Services Group for ConvaTec.  Her career with the organization started nearly four years ago and in that short span, the company has more than doubled its number of employees across two continents.  Angie is a die-heart sooner fan with two degrees from OU including a Doctorate of Law.

She practiced for several years as in-house counsel for Oklahoma Farm B...

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Kevin Claypool, Director of Learning and Development at Anheuser-Busch, visits with Dr. Nathan Mellor on his path to leadership and the learning and development industry.

A leadership development and training professional with more than 14 years of practical facilitating, training, curriculum development, and team management experience, Claypool is proficient in training design, curriculum research, measurement, and mission alignmen...

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Paul Crawford serves OrderMatic Electronics as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Paul joined OrderMatic in 2016, rebuilding and restoring a company after its founder, Bill Cunningham, passed in 2011. Under his leadership, OrderMatic has outperformed its last eight years, strengthened itself in the quick-service restaurant industry during a brutal pandemic, and realigned current values with past core company beliefs to laun...

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Speaking with Dr. Nathan Mellor on the Strata Leadership Show is Ryan Brown, Managing Director for Management at Rice University's Doerr Institute for New Leaders. 

The Institute is committed to ensuring that the services it provides to students are of the highest quality and achieve the greatest impact on the development of Rice students as leaders, and Ryan oversees all measurement initiatives to this end. He regularly consult...

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Join Dr. Nathan Mellor on The Strata Leadership Show as he interviews Leadership Expert, Executive Coach, and Award-Winning Author Libby Gill.

Gill grew up on two continents and went to eight different schools before putting herself through college waiting tables. Starting her career as an assistant at Embassy Communications, a television company founded by the legendary Norman Lear, Libby survived three mergers to become head of pu...

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Summer Wyers, MBA, LPC, SHRM-CP, serves as Human Resources Manager at RAE Corporation in Pryor, OK. Nestled in the heart of the Mid America Industrial Park, RAE Corporation is known for its specialized design and production of engineered heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and works with individuals to overcome difficulties in the workplace and beyond. Summer has a BS in Busine...

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Jill Castilla leads Citizens Bank of Edmond as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Jill joined Citizens Bank of Edmond in 2009, transforming the struggling institution into one of the most innovative community banks in the nation. Under her leadership, Citizens Edmond was one of the first in her state to deploy Interactive Teller Machines, and Citizens Edmond recently applied for a provisional patent for the nation’s first u...

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Jennifer Kraszewski, Paycom’s Vice President of Human Resources, has more than 20 years of HR leadership experience, driving transformative, business-focused human capital strategies in high-growth industries to achieve efficiencies, compliance, and employee engagement. Under her leadership, she has helped secure Paycom's spot on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work among Large Employers and HR.com's Leadership Excellence fo...

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Tom Kolditz is co-author of the new book "Leadership Reckoning" and the director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, named top university program in 2019 by the Association of Leadership Educators. In 2017, he received the Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership and has ranked among the top 25 global coaches for three years. A retired Army Brigadier General, he led the Department of Behaviora...

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In this episode of the Strata Leadership Show, Nathan Mellor, Ed.D., visits with James Bennett about his leadership journey throughout his career. James Bennett is currently a Senior Advisor for the private equity firm GSO Capital Partners where he assists the firm with its energy investments. From 2013 to 2018, James served as President and CEO of SandRidge Energy Corporation, Inc (NYSE: SD) and as its Executive Vice President and...

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November 12, 2020 36 min

Mark Helm, President and CEO of Dolese Bros, Co., discusses with Nathan Mellor on the Strata Leadership Show his work and leadership experiences. Spanning 36 years in construction materials for both public and private companies, Helm held positions in engineering, technical services, operations management, business development, and sales until increasing responsibility to President/CEO's current position. 

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CEO of Kimray Thomas Hill, author of "Recovering Leadership," discusses with Dr. Nathan Mellor how he changed his life and became a better leader after addressing the issues that had developed during his life.

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President and CEO of Goodwill Industries, Jim Priest discusses with Dr. Nathan Mellor his career of connecting people and leadership. As a speaker, coach, trusted advisor, and counselor, Jim's humor, warmth and multilateral insights have made him an innovator in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.


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September 30, 2020 46 min

Dot Rhyne, founder and president of Brand Talkers, discusses with Dr. Nathan Mellor how she discovered that her curious and inquisitive nature is her defining strength. She learned to listen and ask questions others weren’t always comfortable asking. Along the way, she became a student of great conversations and made smart sales communication her holy grail.

She is best known for helping others see past the obvious to the possible, ...

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A Human Resources leader and Business Partner to the Product Development Team at Rivian with 25 years of experience across industries and organization types, R. Scott Griffin visits with Dr. Nathan Mellor about his journey to continually help others. Listen as he talks about valuing people greatly and striving to make things better for everyone he encounters.

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Mo Anderson, Vice-Chair of the board for Keller Williams, discusses her positive mindset approach to life that has continually helped her recognize opportunities throughout her life. Nicknamed the “Velvet Hammer” for her soft and distinctly effective leadership style, Mo Anderson’s integrity, faith, and unending drive positioned Keller Williams to become one of the most successful franchises in real estate history. 

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Judy R. McReynolds is the Chairman, President, and CEO at ArcBest, a publicly-traded logistics company comprised of creative problem-solvers who deliver integrated solutions to their customers. Raised in Norman, Oklahoma, and now the CEO of a corporation based out of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Judy highlights the role that grit, determination, and hard work have played in her success and the success of her company. In her journey through...

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Nancee Roberson-Caldwell, Senior Vice President of American Fidelity, the fourth largest privately-owned insurance company in America joins host, Dr. Nathan Mellor, on the Strata Leadership Show. Nancee shares how the same mindset that made her successful as the first full-scholarship basketball player at Harding University and rebound record-holder has contributed to her success as a leader. 

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Nathan is joined by his dad, David Mellor, or "Coach Mellor" as he is known by those close to him. Coach shares his journey of coming out of a difficult childhood and becoming an adult who looks for opportunities to make life better for others, whether that be as an educator, foster parent, minister, or football coach. He encourages everyone to lead where they are, no matter how small the role or how menial the task.

"If...

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Lyn Watson is a "force of nature". In this episode, she shares her story of growing up in Lawton, Oklahoma, and realizing that she was a leader. You will hear her story of choosing to serve others and experience gratitude despite being diagnosed with cancer.

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