October 21, 2022 | 7:30 am-3:30 pm | Rose State College, OKC

Leadership Experts

Game-Changing Insights

Peer Collaboration

Everything is changing.

Today’s leaders are navigating constant uncertainty and instability. We’re working differently, connecting differently, thinking differently. Values-based, people-first leadership is more critical than ever…but executing it has never been more challenging.

In just one day, RECON22 will deliver the insights, tools and support you need to move forward with confidence.

RECON22 will equip you to:

  • Clarify organizational and personal shifts
  • Navigate change with proven mindsets and methods.
  • Implement outcome-based leadership.
  • Support and empower your employees.
  • Develop new ideas and create new results.
  • Reimagine your beliefs, metrics, methods, and outlook for the future.
  • Create value and meaning in your work, life, and the lives of those you impact.

Don't get left behind.

RECON22 is happening October 21, 7:30 am-3:30 pm, in the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center at Rose State College, OKC.

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Guess who's coming...

Thomas Hill
CEO, Kimray, Inc.
& Chairman, The Kimmell Foundation

Dr. Nathan Mellor
Executive Coach, Author & TEDx Speaker

Lee Roland
Educational Consultant & Motivational Speaker

Mark Sanborn
Leadership Speaker & Bestselling Author

Terri White
CEO, Mental Health Association Oklahoma

Thomas Hill III

CEO, Kimray, Inc. & Chairman, The Kimmell Foundation

Thomas Hill III is CEO of Kimray. As the grandson of Kimray’s founder, Garman Kimmell, Thomas grew up around Kimray. He has worked at the company in virtually every department, giving him an intimate knowledge of the processes and people involved from start to finish. Thomas manages the family-owned company with a sense of stewardship and heritage. He is also author of the book “Recovering Leadership: Musings of an Addict Leader” and writes weekly “Monday Musings” on various leadership topics.

Thomas currently on the board of Salt and Light Leadership Training and is vice chair for Hope Is Alive ministry ,where he personally mentors a group of men recovering from addiction.

Thomas received his Mechanical Engineering degree from Oklahoma State University. He lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and their six children.

Dr. Nathan Mellor

Executive Coach, Author & TEDx Speaker

A thought-leader, two-time TEDx speaker, author and CEO of Strata Leadership, Dr. Nathan Mellor is an experienced executive coach who has provided more than 3,000 coaching sessions for executive leaders. He serves as a sounding board, sparring partner and a source of encouragement for leaders seeking to maximize their effectiveness.

Nathan is passionate about developing future leaders and is the co-founder of the Presidential Leadership Institute in collaboration with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. He is an adjunct professor for graduate programs at York College and OBU and chairs the OK Business Ethics Consortium.

Nathan earned his Doctorate from Pepperdine University, his Masters from the Pepperdine University School of Law, a Master of Science in Education degree from Harding University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Harding University. He lives in Edmond, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters.

Lee Roland

Educational Consultant & Motivational Speaker

Lee Roland has lovingly labored as an educator and administrator for 30 years. As a motivational speaker, education consultant and adjunct professor of Sociology at Southern Nazarene University, Lee specializes in the subjects of character education, working with children of poverty and teacher/leader efficacy.

Lee is formerly the proud principal of 12 years of Tulakes Elementary in the Putnam City School District, an at-risk community in Northwest Oklahoma City that had only known failure prior to his arrival. His new book, “The Fantastic Voyage: A Story of School Turnaround and Achievement by Overcoming Poverty and Addressing Race,” chronicles the inspiring transformation of Tulakes.

Lee also serves on staff at The Parish in Oklahoma City and has been married to his best friend for nearly 40 years. They have two adult children and one grandchild. 

Mark Sanborn

Award-Winning Leadership Speaker & Bestselling Author

Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote leadership speaker. He has written eight books, including “The Fred Factor,” which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.

Mark is Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University and was ranked #5 leadership expert in the world by His clients include Costco, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Sandvik and John Deere.

Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. He was honored with the Cavett Award, the highest honor the NSA bestows on its members, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the speaking profession.

Terri White

CEO, Mental Health Association Oklahoma

Terri White is recognized as one of the nation’s longest-serving state behavioral health leaders and a national expert on agency operations and behavioral health systems. Before joining the Mental Health Association Oklahoma as Chief Executive Officer in August 2020, Terri served as commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services from 2007-2020. She was also the first woman to serve as Oklahoma’s Secretary of Health, from 2009 to 2011.

In 2020, Terri was awarded the Oklahoma Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a civilian can receive from the Oklahoma National Guard, for her work on behalf of service men and women, veterans and their families related to mental health and addiction treatment and suicide prevention services.

A native of Edmond, Oklahoma, Terri received both her Master of Social Work and her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma.

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RECON22 is a one-day leadership conference hosted by The Kimmell Foundation.