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Member of the Month: Colleen McCarty, Esq., Oklahoma Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

Today, we’re having a cold brew coffee in honor of our newest member of the month, Colleen McCarty, Esq. Colleen is the founding executive director of Oklahoma Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. Before becoming a lawyer and fighting injustice in the system, Colleen was a published fiction writer! In her role, Colleen wears a lot of hats… and shoes… and jackets, because founding a new non-profit requires an entire wardrobe of skills.

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Member of the Month: Gayna Carter, Emerge

To know her is to love her. Meet our newest MOTM, Gayna Carter. You can’t not smile when you’re around her, which is definitely a benefit when it comes to her client-facing role of outsourced accounting at Emerge. Not only does Gayna care deeply for those around her, but she is an animal-lover through and through; you can tell by the way she treats her pup, Jack, like royalty. She’s integral to the culture at her company and also to the community here at The Root Coworking.

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Member of the Month: Laura Keim, Nextep

Meet Laura Keim, our newest Member of the Month. Laura is a business consultant for Nextep, and is “bringing the human back to human resources”. Laura is obsessed with the TV show Friday Night Lights and The Stairclimber, used to work in the alcohol industry, and is always offering to help our staff.

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Member of the Month: Wayne Farmer, Interact Software

Oggy oggy oggy! Oi oi oi! Let’s give a proper football welcome to our newest member of the month, Wayne Farmer! Wayne is the Manager of Customer Success for Interact Software. Before joining Interact Software, Wayne was both the General Manager and Director for Tulsa’s professional soccer club, FC Tulsa.

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Member of the Month: Allison Beasley, Capital Homes

We’d like to introduce you all to our newest member of the month, Allison Beasley! Allison is the Marketing Director for Capital Homes, which is in the midst of a full rebrand and an overall hectic time for the housing industry. Capital Homes is committed to providing the best new home building process possible.

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Member of the Month: Kevin Steinkirchner, Bitwise Industries

We’re welcoming in spring with a new Member of the Month, Kevin Steinkirchner, Business Development Manager for Bitwise Industries, a tech company that’s just recently put down roots in Tulsa. You can usually find Kevin in the kitchen chatting with other members while drinking coffee out of his specialty Corgi coffee mug.

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Member of the Month: Yolantrice Collins, Justice for Greenwood Foundation

It’s our pleasure to introduce Yolantrice Collins, our February Member of the Month! As Deputy Director for the Justice for Greenwood Foundation, Yolantrice handles the day-to-day operations and partnerships for the non-profit. You can see the passion Yolantrice has in her work and her mission every day, and it is truly inspiring!

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Member of the Month: James Olson, Catalyst Missions Group

New year, new member of the month! Meet James Olson, President and Co-founder of Catalyst Resource & Missions Group. James is a family man, passionate social justice advocate, and has never met a stranger. You can see how those personality traits have translated into such a successful business and partnership.

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Member of the Month: Nathan Frisk, Safeguard Equipment

Meet Nathan Frisk, our newest Member of the Month, recently relocated to Tulsa during the pandemic from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Nathan is the Marketing Director for Safeguard Equipment. His company is revolutionizing the electrical safety industry with their flagship product Compass™. It’s a personal voltage and current detector that has become essential PPE for workers in some of the world’s largest companies; ​​eliminating preventable accidents and establishing a safe work environment.

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Meet The Members: What it Means to Be an Entrepreneur

We highlight three very different business owners and entrepreneurs at The Root Coworking on National Entrepreneur Day. From the struggles and pitfalls of starting a business, to achieving both personal and professional success. Hear from three of our members on what it means, and what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

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