Three Tips to Planning a Successful Event

These are possibly the most dreaded two words in a communications professional’s vernacular. In the past, I have avoided even uttering the phrase in fear that some sort of Beetlejuice-like magic would cause a client’s event to appear on my calendar.

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Oklahomans encourage Oklahomans on inclusion

Oklahomans gathered at The Bryant Center in Oklahoma City recently for a discussion on diversity. The event is part of a continuing Inclusion and Diversity series hosted by consulting firm Schnake Turnbo Frank. Its purpose is to explore a variety of topics related to diversity in the community, the workplace and beyond. February’s luncheon at […]

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Steve Turnbo Lifetime Achievement Award

The PRSA Tulsa team surprised a very special gentleman with the Steve Turnbo Lifetime Achievement Award! Our very own Steve Turnbo will be the first honoree this fall at the Silver Link Awards. Steve Turnbo’s name is synonymous with Public Relations. Steve is active in PRSA and was named to the College of Fellows in […]

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Look inside to manage the crisis outside

Earlier this month, a retired Tulsa CEO recounted the crises he managed during his 40-year career as an energy executive. Between natural disasters, equipment malfunctions, and a fluctuating market, he found himself before glaring television cameras, hostile town-hall gatherings, skeptical juries and elected officials looking to score points. Steering an organization through a crisis is […]

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Ten Things to Include in Your Crisis Plan…(Sandwiches)

It happened. That very thing you talked about, but never thought would actually take place. Or that thing you never thought about that blindsided you at 11:15 p.m. on a Tuesday. A crisis. Whether it’s a building fire, employee injury, workplace violence, a legal matter, or viral twitter post: crises are inevitable. The good is […]

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Different Leadership Styles

Do opposites really attract? Sometimes. But if your organization’s mission isn’t at the forefront, opposites can collide. When our firm’s two longest-serving partners merged to establish one company, it wasn’t because they were clones. Russ Florence recently shared in The Journal Record how differences in leadership style can serve to complement one another, using our […]

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Tahira Taqi receives Diversity & Inclusion Award from OKC Black Chamber

Our very own Tahira Taqi was awarded the Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Award. She was given the award at the annual gala and awards banquet. Tahira was recognized for the work she does with our Inclusion & Diversity Consortium meetings and Inclusion & Diversity Summit. Not to mention inspiring […]

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Hannah Jackson promoted to Vice President

We are proud to announce Hannah Jackson is now vice president in our Tulsa office. Hannah joined the firm in 2013 as an account executive. Jackson has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Oklahoma State University. Before joining Schnake Turnbo Frank, she was […]

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Tracey Sealy Joins Schnake Turnbo Frank as Account Coordinator

We are thrilled to announce Tracey Sealy joined the Schnake Turnbo Frank Tulsa team in January 2019 as an account coordinator. Tracey brings experience from multiple industries including education, health care and the nonprofit sector. Prior to working at STF, Tracey was the marketing manager at KIPP Tulsa Public Charter Schools where she oversaw all […]

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Russ Florence monthly leadership column in the Journal Record

Schnake Turnbo Frank Partner, Chief Operating and Inclusion Officer Russ Florence recently launched a monthly leadership column in the Journal Record. Here’s a exert of the latest column titled: “When doing less is more.” “Sometimes, to achieve more, you need to do less. High achievers tend to equate high performance with more activity. More goals, […]

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