The ICF AR-OK Board of Directors is a dedicated group of volunteers committed to serving our chapter in a variety of roles. Feel free to reach out to any member of our leadership team with questions or feedback about their area of oversight.
Each office is a two-year commitment with overlapping terms to ensure continuity of leadership and chapter initiatives.
Brady Ross, ACC is the founder of Clear Path Leadership, a professional and personal development company based in Oklahoma City, OK. Clear Path Leadership exists to help emerging leaders and growing teams eliminate every obstacle as they work to achieve their full potential and provide significant contributions to their organization, industry, and community.
Brady is the author of “Seven Steps to Dominate Your Day and Crush Your Goals” and “Motivation for Regular People: Reframing Your Drive to Pursue Your Goals and Achieve Your Potential.” He also hosts the “Motivation for Regular People” podcast.
In addition to coaching his own clients, Brady also supports, trains, and mentors future coaches through Coach Approach Ministries. He lives in Edmond, OK with his wife and two young children. You can learn more about Brady by visiting his website at bradyross.com.
Crystal Wagner, MAcc, CPLC, started Triumphant Learning to help moms homeschool with confidence. After she experienced the power of coaching, she started Flourish and Thrive Coaching and Development to provide strengths-based and neurodivergent-informed life coaching to help homeschool moms cultivate a thriving homeschool, pursue their dreams, and discern how they can have an impact after their homeschooling journey is finished.
A veteran homeschool mom with over 15 years of homeschool experience, Crystal knows what it feels like to juggle many demands. She understands that women need an opportunity to step away from the hustle and bustle of life and take a deep breath so they can discern their next step forward. She supports women through life and homeschool coaching, transformational workshops, and her podcast, Purposeful Impact.
Crystal is a Certified Professional Life and Leadership Coach through Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI), a Strengths Champion Certified Coach®, and is working towards her Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She also has a Master of Accountancy.You can connect with Crystal at https://crystalwagner.net/.
SECRETARY TREASURER - JULENE LITKE
Julene Litke, ACC is the founder of Next Level Leaders, LLC and has been coaching and consulting in the church and business leadership spaces since 2016. She is accredited through the International Coaching Federation (ACC), has a BA in Organizational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma, is a Maxwell Leadership Certified Team member, a certified master coach through ICF-affiliated Center for Coaching Certification, an AccuMatch Behavioral Intelligence certified coach, and is a featured speaker at Christian Women Speakers.
With 40 years of leadership experience across multiple sectors, Julene brings valuable insight and intuitiveness to business and church leaders who are caught in an endless cycle of putting out fires and shouldering the heavy load of responsibilities, leaving them with limited time for uninterrupted focus and proactive planning. Through one-on-one coaching, consulting, and strategic planning, Julene comes alongside leaders in a thought-provoking, constructive process that reduces burnout, increases awareness and clarity, and maximizes personal and professional potential, inspiring leaders to develop others.
Julene and her husband live in Oklahoma City, OK and have two children and three grandchildren. With a heart for adventure, Julene is especially fond of cliff jumping.You may connect with Julene at: https://linktr.ee/julene.litke
Kirsten is a leadership development professional and coach who has firsthand experience in a variety of management and senior leadership roles and has a knack for integrating people with strategy, infrastructure, framework, and leadership behaviors.
Kirsten finds joy in leadership coaching and mentoring in the areas of engagement, retention, development, effectiveness, and team dynamics with a warm ability to genuinely connect across all generations and workforce roles.
With over 20 years in the learning and development space spanning across healthcare, retirement, banking, and auto industries, she provides a safe space to process and strategize while asking powerful and thought-provoking questions along the way.
Kirsten earned her Bachelor of Science degree from College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri and lives in West Plains, Missouri. She holds several leadership development trainer certifications and is finishing the ACC Coaching Designation Credential through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).Reach out to Kirsten here.
Brice Long is a WeAlign Certified Coach, a Strengths Champion Certified Coach, and is currently working towards his ACC certification through the ICF, as well as his Certified Professional Leadership Coach (CPLC) certification through the Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI). While he has spent many years informally coaching friends, colleagues, and clients over the years; he is dedicated to mastering his craft to the highest levels to best serve his clients.
Brice’s mission is to step into the chaos with leaders to help them navigate through complex, messy, and difficult situations. He has a passion to help build strengths-based, performance-driven cultures where leadership and employees can grow, develop, and thrive individually and as a collective organization. He believes every individual and company is unique, and approaches each engagement with an open mindset and honest dialogue.
Along with being a strengths and leadership coach, Brice is an entrepreneur and a strategic consultant. Over the last 26+ years, Brice has helped numerous clients improve business processes, execute marketing initiatives, and create technology solutions to help them solve complex problems, improve operations, and grow their businesses.
He is the founder/president of Global Leadership Consulting, a leadership training, coaching, coach-certifying, and consulting firm (Since 2005). He has catalyzed leadership development in 30+ countries. He has been a certified Leadership Coach-Trainer since 2003 with Lifeforming Leadership Coaching.
Jesus has authored and co-authored various leadership books, including Becoming a Leader (2021), Exceptional LEADER Transformational COACH (2020), and Inspiracion para Liderar (2019), among others.
He has served in various nonprofit roles and boards, including global marketplace organizations and executive chambers.
Jesus’s teaching journey in business schools started in 2003 and has included Regent University, IESA Business School, and Universidad de Carabobo. He is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Business Leadership and Program Director for the Master of Arts (MA) in Leadership at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City (MACU).
Jesus holds a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership (DSL) and an MBA from Regent University (USA). He is a member of the International Leadership Association (ILA).
He is married to Gaby, an award-winning Christian singer. They have two girls and currently live in Edmond, OK.
You can connect with Jesus A. Sampedro at https://linktr.ee/DrJesusSampedro
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