Member of the Month: Kody Sumter, Life Management Inc.

Member of the Month: Kody Sumter, Life Management Inc.

Kody Sumter is the co-owner and director of operations for Life Management, Inc., a home-based counseling and family therapy provider. They seek to make these important services affordable and accessible for everyone that needs them. Keep reading to learn more about Kody and LMI.

Kody Sumter is the co-owner and director of operations for Life Management, Inc., a home-based counseling and family therapy provider. They seek to make these important services affordable and accessible for everyone that needs them. Keep reading to learn more about Kody and LMI.

How long have you been with your current company, Life Management, Inc.?

5 years.

How would you summarize what your company does and why your clients choose you over the competition?

We provide home-based counseling and family therapy services for low-income families. We are focused on limited member-to-clinician ratio in order to maximize effectiveness and not just “push” these members through the system, but ensure they achieve their goals.

If you had to have a philosophy of life, what would it be?

Kaizen, which roughly translates to continuous improvement.

What’s a productivity tool or app that you couldn’t live without?

G Suite!

Does your company do any work within the community in the form of charity, non-profits, or just building up Tulsa?

Not Tulsa, but we have a clothing closet and are actively involved in providing services to low-income and no-income families as part of our business model.

What is one of your favorite books and why?

The Rich Dad series from Robert Kyosaki. I was raised on these books and it transformed my childhood into a think-tank incubation period. Second favorite is How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.

Favorite movie and why?

I really do not invest a lot of time into movies, however I would have to say Gladiator. Because one had it all, lost it all, and had the fire to fight for it back.

And lastly, what is one of your favorite things about being a member of the root coworking?

Most places it is easy, and arrogant, to see things how I would run them instead of how they are being ran. However, with the root coworking, I would really not change a thing. I am impressed with the emphasis of culture, environment, and vibe.

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Member of the Month: Jenna Giesow, VAST Media

Give it up for our last, but certainly not least, 2022 member of the month, Jenna Giesow! Jenna is the co-owner and CEO of VAST Media. She was one of the top 10 seniors her year at OSU and a competitive runner post-grad. Speaking of OSU, Jenna is the biggest college football fan in the space; you can bet on it. Now, she’s on her next trip around the sun leading VAST Media and expecting another sweet baby. She really does it all!

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The Root Teams Up with Local Tulsa Coffee Shop, Notion Espresso to Create Notion Market Café

It’s official! The Root is joining forces with the very popular local Tulsa coffee shop, Notion Espresso to create a new concept called Notion Market Café. Notion Market Café will make its initial debut at our new location, Market Station, set to open in early 2023, and will be added to our current location at East Village shortly after. Coffee and lunch meetings just got a whole lot better!

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Member of the Month: Robin Walters, Rogue Recruitment

Business Owner, Managing Partner, Feminist, Mother, Military Wife, Dog-lover, Non-profit Starter, Craft Beer Queen of The Root. Robin Walters is now adding another title to her ever-growing list: November Member of the Month! Robin started her own staffing company in 2018 called Rogue Recruitment. One of the cool things about Robin is that you can talk to her about almost any subject because she just knows a little bit about a lot of different things. We love having Robin and her team here at The Root—if you wanna meet her, you can just stop by the front desk on pastry-delivery day (Tuesday mornings). 

The Root Coworking is not affiliated with Root, Tulsa (www.roottulsa.com)