EWF International | Our Team
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Our Team

EWF International’s licensees operate forum groups for female executives and/or business owners in their city.

 

Annette White Klososky | Licensee
Female Executives, Oklahoma City, Okla.

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Annette White-Klososky is a licensee of EWF International leading peer advisory groups for executive women and serves Executive Development Associates  in a partner role as a senior leadership development consultant and operational executive.  Klososky has an unique blend of entreprenuerism and leadership & organizational development expertise. She has 20 years of experience working to influence change & results within organizations today.

As a consultant, she has expertise in all facets of leadership development and executive coaching and focuses on aligning the strategic direction of the organization to the strategic development of its people. She has an ability diagnos the issues within an organization, align the people and processes  and help initiate the results needed to meet the strategic objectives of the organization. She is known for helping organizations cut through the issues and learn to communicate effectivity within teams. She has an ability to give direct and enlightening feedback to her clients that focuses on strengths of the leader and results for the organization.

Klososky was the first licensee for EWF International® and in less than 12 months built a solid, successful peer advisory business with its members representing companies with over 40,000 employees and $23 billion in total annual revenues.  Her franchise was featured in Entrepreneaur Magazine. She currently facilitates two executive forum groups and leads annual leadership retreats to various destinations across the US.

Her professional focus and expertise is in executive coaching, team building and communication, leadership development, strategic planning and visioning, and critical thinking and problem solving.

Klososky earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma. In addition, she holds certifications and qualifications in all of the following specialties:

  • Professional Facilitator
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, MBTI® (communication preferences)
  • FIRO-B™ (motivations & behaviour assessment)
  • Strong Interest Inventory™(Interest Assessment)
  • California Psychological Inventory 260 ™ (leadership assessment)
  • Organizational Effectiveness Survey by Performance Dashboards, Inc
  • Denison Organizational Culture Survey, Leadership 360 Survey, and Team Dynamics Survey
  • Strategic Planning
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Executive Level Team Development & Communication
  • Rapid Cycle Diagnostics sm & Rapid Cycle Design sm  (needs analysis and program design)
  • Achieve Global (skills-based curriculum)
  • Leadership Competency development & integration
  • Selling To Type (sales training based off of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®)
  • DiSC™ (behavorial style assessment)
  • SPIN Selling™
  • Leadership Development Programs for Communities & States
  • Life on Purpose Institute™ (personal coaching process)

Annette can be reached by phone at (405) 641-7311 or via the Contact page.

 

Lynn Flinn | Licensee
Female Entrepreneurs & Executives, Tulsa, Okla.

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Through her work as an EWF International facilitator, Lynn Flinn empowers clients to move their businesses forward with intention and passion. She shows the forum and workshop participants how focus, planning and interactive learning can remove barriers to achieve maximum results.

Prior to opening EWFI, Lynn began her career at Ernst &Young in Tulsa. For eight years, she was a controller in the banking and publishing industries. Most recently, Lynn was Regional Vice President and VP of Operations in the staffing industry. Lynn is currently a partner in The Rowland Group of Staffing Companies. Through her work experiences, Lynn has learned first-hand the complexities of managing a staff and budget in fast-paced industries.

In 2004, Lynn founded the Tulsa chapter of the Oklahoma Business Ethics’ Consortium which has almost 600 members statewide. The mission is to promote Oklahoma as a state that values ethics in business.

Awards & Civic Involvement:

  • 2007 Outstanding CPA in Business & Industry from the OSCPA
  • 2006 Oklahoma Women in Business Champion, presented by U.S. Small Business Administration
  • 2005 Pinnacle Award in the category of business, presented by the Tulsa Women’s Foundation and the Mayor’s office
  • 2005 Women’s Champion presented by the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council
  • Past President of Leadership Tulsa
  • Past President of Resonance
  • President, Oklahoma Business Ethics’ Consortium

Lynn can be reached by phone at (918) 229-4174 or via the Contact page.

 

 

Tanis Cornell  |  Licensee

Female Entrepreneurs & Executives, Dallas, Texas

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Having worked in both the publicly held Fortune 500 arena, as well as been a partner in a privately held start-up, Tanis Cornell knows firsthand the challenges experienced by both women business owners and senior corporate executives.

Tanis brings significant expertise in the areas of leadership, team building, business development, Go To Market, P&L management, sales, marketing and people management to her Forums.

Her solid track record of leading successful growth comes from her broad business background in senior leadership roles in the technology industry..

Tanis served as Vice President for WilTel where she managed a 500M dollar P&L and a direct team of 50 employees.  She was a Sales Vice President with Level 3 Communications and EVP and an equity partner with successful startup software company, PhaseWare.  She led the global relationship and team for one of NetApp’s largest customers and strategic service provider partners where the team experienced 400% revenue growth and generated 10s of millions of dollars.

A frequent public speaker on sales, marketing and women’s issues, Tanis has been featured in Sales & Marketing Management magazine.

Tanis currently serves as a Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the Metroplex Technology Business Council, the largest technology trade association in Texas.  She serves on the Business Advisory Council for the Business School of Oklahoma Christian University and the Advisory Board for ATW (Alliance of Technology and Women).

A devoted public servant, her past board service includes the Tulsa Chapter of the American Red Cross where she received Board Volunteer of the Year; Dale Rogers Training Center in Oklahoma City where she also served a term as Board President; and the International Board of Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI).  She served as President of three different chapters of SMEI in Dallas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa and was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Sales & Marketing Executives International Board.  Tanis was a finalist in the annual Journal Record Woman of the Year in Oklahoma City and is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa.

Tanis is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of North Texas.  She resides in Plano, a suburb of Dallas.  She and her husband have a passion for travel and enjoy visiting and learning about the culture and people in different parts of the world.

You can reach Tanis at tanis@ewfinternational.com, 214-668-8685 or via the Contact Page.

 

 

M. Ann Gray | C.E.O

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Ann Gray is a creative business strategist, educator, and an advocate for innovative business solutions. As the founder of Gray Strategy Consultants, Inc and owner of EWF International, LLC – Ann has an extensive history of training and consulting within a wide variety of organizational dynamics and structures.

Ann began her career in banking, where she led multiple branches through vigorous sales and marketing strategies for rapid growth.  While leading the commercial lending department within each branch, this position in banking led her to direct organizations toward internal and external growth – through strategic planning.

Ann has developed strategies for improvement plans and growth solutions throughout her career, working with corporations, non-profit organizations, as well as small businesses around the world.

Ann also uses her passion for strategic planning and educating business leaders by teaching courses in the Master’s Degree program at Oklahoma Baptist University, as an Adjunct Professor. She teaches an Organizational Strategies course as well as Leadership in Organizations and Organizational Behavior and Human Resources.

Education:

(Pursuing) Ph.D – Social Sciences, Organizational Theory

Master of Education (M.Ed.)  –  Adult Education in Training, 2015

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)  –  International Business, 2012

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)  –  Business Communications, 2007

 

Ann can be reached by email at: ann@ewfinternational.com

 

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