Our Team

ImpactTulsa Leadership

ImpactTulsa Staff

ImpactTulsa staff oversees daily activities, coordinates data analysis and research, aligns resources, and shares best practices with community partners, all in a bid to improve the outcomes and economic mobility of the 170,000+ students impacted by our initiatives.

Dan Botting, MPP, MAE

Senior Data Analyst

Dan Botting, MPP, MAE

Senior Data Analyst

Dan Botting joined ImpactTulsa in 2018 as a part of Education Pioneers – a leadership network dedicated to creating equity in education. Prior to joining ImpactTulsa, Dan received masters in both Applied Economics and Public Policy from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He also served as a policy fellow and consultant at both the Education Trust Midwest and American Institutes for Research where he researched topics such as the Michigan’s teacher shortage and implementation of school score cards for E.S.S.A.; using local data and national comparisons to identify inequities in each and propose best practice policy as a solution.

At ImpactTulsa, Dan is responsible for creating and maintaining public facing data dashboards and serving as a data liaison with the national StriveTogether partnership. He is also the primary analyst supporting the creation and use of the Child Equity Index and predictive attendance models. Finally, he is currently serving on ImpactTulsa’s cross sector partnership to evaluate the effectiveness and equity of summer programming offered in Tulsa to curb the impact of Covid-19 on student learning.

In additional to his professional tenure, Dan serves as a Big Brother in Big Brothers Big Sisters, as an after school tutor I’m his community, and as an alumni supporting new and prospective Ed Pioneers and Ford School students.

Carlisha Williams Bradley, M.P.A.

Executive Director

Carlisha Williams Bradley, M.P.A.

Executive Director

Carlisha Williams Bradley is a passionate educator and youth advocate who serves as the Executive Director of ImpactTulsa. Carlisha has held leadership roles as an educator, administrator, superintendent, and nonprofit leader showcasing her expertise in designing focused strategies, providing innovative learning opportunities for students, developing leaders, and maintaining strong community and organizational partnerships. Carlisha has had the opportunity to work in multiple education sectors including traditional public school systems, public charter schools, and international girls education.

In addition to her work at ImpactTulsa, Carlisha serves as the Congressional District 1 Oklahoma State Board of Education Member where she is charged with determining the policies and overseeing the supervision of the PK-12 public school system of Oklahoma impacting over 700,000 students. Carlisha also serves a Commissioner for the Greater Tulsa African American Affairs Commission.
A global advocate for girls and women, Carlisha founded Women Empowering Nations and Amplify for Women. Both organizations operate to accelerate the leadership pipeline and close disparity gaps for women of color. Through this work, Carlisha has served over 4,000 women and has been a trusted voice and advisor to various international aid organizations, non-­profit agencies, schools, foreign governments and diplomats around the globe.

Carlisha holds a Masters of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and Venture Management, and B.A. in African and African-American Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She has been recognized for her work in the Tulsa community with numerous awards including 2020 Tulsan of the Year, 2020 Champion of Student Success, 2020 Journal Record Woman of the Year, 2017 Oklahoma Magazine 40 Under 40, 2016 Mayor’s Pinnacle Women of the Year, and more. Carlisha and her husband, Adrian Bradley, reside in their hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma raising their two-year-old son, Carter.

Calen Clifton, Ed.M.

Strategic Data Project Fellow

Calen Clifton, Ed.M.

Strategic Data Project Fellow

Julian Himes

Senior Data Analyst

Julian Himes

Senior Data Analyst

Delia Kimbrel, M.A., Ph.D.

Senior Director of Research and Policy

Delia Kimbrel, M.A., Ph.D.

Senior Director of Research and Policy

Dr. Delia Kimbrel holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Delia brings an array of experience in research design, advanced analysis, and program evaluation in economic development, housing, and education policy. For ten years, Delia worked at the Institute on Assets and Social Policy leading multi-year, formative, impact, and cost-benefit evaluations of federal HUD, housing-based, self-sufficiency, economic service, and asset-development initiatives throughout Massachusetts and Maine.

As a Harvard University, Rappaport Public Policy Fellow, she led state-level research and evaluation projects in the Bureau of Rental Assistance at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Delia also was a doctoral fellow at MDRC, a leading education, and policy research organization based in New York City. At ImpactTulsa, Delia leads the research and policy strategy for the organization’s collaborative action, continuous improvement, cross-sector partner and district support initiatives. Delia leads ImpactTulsa’s Child Equity Index work in partnership with Tulsa Public Schools. For ImpactTulsa’s Covid-19 response, Delia led, in partnership with the City of Tulsa the Internet Access Taskforce. Delia currently serves on the StriveTogether Racial Equity Action Team, where she is helping the national collective impact network develop racial-equity centered data frameworks, for building a rich culture of data use for narrowing disparities across the cradle to career continuum. Delia was named StriveTogether’s 2020 Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion for her leadership in using data and advocacy to create transformational change in Tulsa. Delia brings a trained, critical eye for using research and data to advance equitable policy, to ensure gaps are closing and systems are transforming for all communities in Tulsa.

Lauren King, M.A.

Continuous Learning and Improvement Specialist

Lauren King, M.A.

Continuous Learning and Improvement Specialist

Lauren King joined the ImpactTulsa team in February 2020 after moving from her home state of Illinois. She has over 12 years experience working in the Chicagoland nonprofit sector as a program evaluator and community organizer. She spent 9 years doing behavioral health program evaluation at Children’s Research Triangle and then joined Youth Guidance as the Quality Improvement Manager. Previously, Lauren was an Adjunct Instructor and taught Diversity and Community Engagement to graduate students at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she earned her MA in Forensic Psychology. She earned her BA in psychology and criminal justice from Bradley University.

Lauren values community involvement and has served on the YNPN Chicago Executive Board (2012-2015) and also served on the steering committee for the launch year of the Chicago Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. In addition, she co-founded All A-Board Alliance, a nonprofit organization aimed at cultivating meaningful civic engagement among young professionals through associate board service. Lauren is also a Education Pioneers and YNPN Leadership Institute Alum.

Bailey McBride, M.B.A.

Director of Public Relations and Communications

Bailey McBride, M.B.A.

Director of Public Relations and Communications

Bailey McBride is a communications, events and media professional with more than 10 years in the industry. Bailey, a life-long Tulsan, came to ImpactTulsa after three years at the Outdoor Channel, helping to build and launch their newest competitive fishing league and managing national promotions, marketing and coordination for the television shows which aired across six networks. In 2016, Bailey moved back to Oklahoma after two years traveling and working at a media monitoring and analysis company in Sydney, Australia. Prior to her time abroad, Bailey worked at a boutique marketing and advertising agency in Oklahoma City and was a newswoman for the Associated Press, covering topics from state executions to NBA locker rooms. Before her time at the AP, Bailey was a high school journalism teacher, counselor and debate coach in Tulsa.

Bailey received her MBA with an emphasis in strategic communications from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She studied journalism, physical anthropology and Spanish at the University of Arkansas, where she was active across campus, including tutoring students in the Writing Center, teaching classes in the Enhanced Learning Center, and serving as the editor-in-chief of the university’s newspaper, along with helping to found the school’s magazine program. In her free time, Bailey loves to play trivia, travel as much as possible and enjoy concerts and movies with friends.

Ashley Philippsen, MHR

Senior Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy

Ashley Philippsen, MHR

Senior Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy

Ashley Harris Philippsen is a systems, culture, and equity coach with over a decade of experience in education, leadership development, civic engagement, and school and curriculum design. Ashley uses her experience to partner with students and families, districts, and partner organizations as they navigate system complexities. Through her career, with roles including Executive Director at Met Cares, Managing Director of Teacher Leadership Development at Teach For America, and Founding Dean of Students at YES Prep Public Schools, Ashley has developed skills in small and large team management, effective program design and implementation, strategic thinking and planning. As the Deputy Chief of Community Development and Policy at the City of Tulsa, she was responsible for designing and facilitating community engagement processes for urban planning and development, amongst other City initiatives. As ImpactTulsa’s Senior Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy, Ashley partners with teams to drive policy, systems-change, and programs that create sustainable outcomes for students in the Greater Tulsa area.

Ashley graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma. She has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for nearly two decades and serves on the Greater Tulsa African American Affairs Commission. She is a Tulsa Development Authority trustee and serves on the board at Met Cares Foundation, 9b Corp, and Tulsa Area Human Resources Association.

Curcio Smith

Manager, My Brother's Keeper Alliance, Tulsa

Curcio Smith

Manager, My Brother's Keeper Alliance, Tulsa

Meet Curcio Smith, Impact Tulsa’s Collaborative Action Network Specialist. Smith, a native Oklahoman, proudly hails from the city of North Tulsa where he developed an early passion for improving the lives of at risk youth and adults in his community. Driven by this passion, Smith chose to pursue a career that focused on bridging the socioeconomic divide through education and vocational training.

In his previous role as Business Service Liaison for Workforce Tulsa, Smith trained and mentored youth to ensure a successful transition into adulthood. While there, he forged strong relationships with local businesses in and around Tulsa, to connect “job-ready” talent with in-demand occupations. Before joining Workforce Tulsa, Smith served as the Outreach and Admissions Counselor at Tulsa Job Corps and later the Contract Career Advisor at Gary Job Corps in Houston, Texas, where he leveraged this skillset to effectively place students in their desired vocation.

In addition to his professional tenure, Smith currently serves as Chair of the Boomtown Award committee for Tulsa’s Young Professionals, along with dedicating his efforts to various other non-profit organizations. Smith graduated from Ottawa University where he received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Children and Family Services. A proud father, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughter Nova, traveling and boxing.

Andrea Stacy

Director of School District Support

Andrea Stacy

Director of School District Support

Andrea Stacy is the Director of School District Support. Andrea graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Northeastern State University in 2006.

Prior to joining the ImpactTulsa team, Andrea worked for nine years as a teacher in Tulsa Public Schools. During this time, she spent three years teaching middle school math at Gilcrease Middle School and six years teaching 3rd-5th grade at Marshall Elementary. Andrea received the honor of the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year award at Marshall Elementary.

Through her teaching career, Andrea gained experience in administration and student intervention programs. As the teacher in charge, she served as the facilitator of school reform initiatives and focused on driving schoolwide improvement. Andrea has a background in academic and behavioral intervention programs due to her roles as an Internal Behavior Coach and member of the Child Study Team. In these positions, Andrea played a vital role in analyzing student academic, behavioral, social, and emotional processes. These experiences, in addition to her certification in Courageous Conversations as a facilitator of racial equity, make Andrea an excellent resource for overall school district and student support.

In addition to her teaching background, Andrea brings two years of non-profit experience through Reading Partners as a Program Manager and Deputy Program Director. In this position, she worked closely with 24 Tulsa Public Schools and nearly 1400 community volunteers to serve 1500 students with individualized one-on-one reading instruction.

Andrea is the proud mother of her son who attends Jenks Public Schools. In her free time, you can find her at a variety of sporting events cheering him on.

Vanessa Dinh-Nguyen, M.S.

Education and Collaborative Action Project Manager

Vanessa Dinh-Nguyen, M.S.

Education and Collaborative Action Project Manager

Vanessa Dinh-Nguyen is the Education and Collaborative Action Project Manager at ImpactTulsa who serves to increase quality education for students. She attended Oklahoma State University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from the College of Human Sciences.

Vanessa has had dynamic experiences working directly with students in a wide range of nonprofit organizations including the Oklahoma WONDERtorium, the YMCA of greater Tulsa, the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations-South Region. She previously served as an AmeriCorps member between 2016-2018 in the Tulsa Public School district. At City Year, she served as a near-peer mentor and tutor and also as a team leader in a new partnership creating and implementing practices that decrease early warning indicators of school dropout. While at Reading Partners, she served as a site coordinator improving literacy skills for elementary students kindergarten through 3rd grade and managing community volunteers and student portfolios. These opportunities have contributed to her knowledge and skills in supporting students’ social, emotional, and academic development.

Working at ImpactTulsa, she hopes to learn more about education and inform leaders in the community about best practices that are data informed. She is excited to be a part of systems change work to advance equity in education, especially for students of diverse backgrounds.

Dan Botting, MPP, MAE

Senior Data Analyst

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Dan Botting joined ImpactTulsa in 2018 as a part of Education Pioneers – a leadership network dedicated to creating equity in education. Prior to joining ImpactTulsa, Dan received masters in both Applied Economics and Public Policy from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He also served as a policy fellow and consultant at both the Education Trust Midwest and American Institutes for Research where he researched topics such as the Michigan’s teacher shortage and implementation of school score cards for E.S.S.A.; using local data and national comparisons to identify inequities in each and propose best practice policy as a solution.

At ImpactTulsa, Dan is responsible for creating and maintaining public facing data dashboards and serving as a data liaison with the national StriveTogether partnership. He is also the primary analyst supporting the creation and use of the Child Equity Index and predictive attendance models. Finally, he is currently serving on ImpactTulsa’s cross sector partnership to evaluate the effectiveness and equity of summer programming offered in Tulsa to curb the impact of Covid-19 on student learning.

In additional to his professional tenure, Dan serves as a Big Brother in Big Brothers Big Sisters, as an after school tutor I’m his community, and as an alumni supporting new and prospective Ed Pioneers and Ford School students.

Carlisha Williams Bradley, M.P.A.

Executive Director

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Carlisha Williams Bradley is a passionate educator and youth advocate who serves as the Executive Director of ImpactTulsa. Carlisha has held leadership roles as an educator, administrator, superintendent, and nonprofit leader showcasing her expertise in designing focused strategies, providing innovative learning opportunities for students, developing leaders, and maintaining strong community and organizational partnerships. Carlisha has had the opportunity to work in multiple education sectors including traditional public school systems, public charter schools, and international girls education.

In addition to her work at ImpactTulsa, Carlisha serves as the Congressional District 1 Oklahoma State Board of Education Member where she is charged with determining the policies and overseeing the supervision of the PK-12 public school system of Oklahoma impacting over 700,000 students. Carlisha also serves a Commissioner for the Greater Tulsa African American Affairs Commission.
A global advocate for girls and women, Carlisha founded Women Empowering Nations and Amplify for Women. Both organizations operate to accelerate the leadership pipeline and close disparity gaps for women of color. Through this work, Carlisha has served over 4,000 women and has been a trusted voice and advisor to various international aid organizations, non-­profit agencies, schools, foreign governments and diplomats around the globe.

Carlisha holds a Masters of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and Venture Management, and B.A. in African and African-American Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She has been recognized for her work in the Tulsa community with numerous awards including 2020 Tulsan of the Year, 2020 Champion of Student Success, 2020 Journal Record Woman of the Year, 2017 Oklahoma Magazine 40 Under 40, 2016 Mayor’s Pinnacle Women of the Year, and more. Carlisha and her husband, Adrian Bradley, reside in their hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma raising their two-year-old son, Carter.

Calen Clifton, Ed.M.

Strategic Data Project Fellow

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Julian Himes

Senior Data Analyst

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Delia Kimbrel, M.A., Ph.D.

Senior Director of Research and Policy

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Dr. Delia Kimbrel holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Delia brings an array of experience in research design, advanced analysis, and program evaluation in economic development, housing, and education policy. For ten years, Delia worked at the Institute on Assets and Social Policy leading multi-year, formative, impact, and cost-benefit evaluations of federal HUD, housing-based, self-sufficiency, economic service, and asset-development initiatives throughout Massachusetts and Maine.

As a Harvard University, Rappaport Public Policy Fellow, she led state-level research and evaluation projects in the Bureau of Rental Assistance at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Delia also was a doctoral fellow at MDRC, a leading education, and policy research organization based in New York City. At ImpactTulsa, Delia leads the research and policy strategy for the organization’s collaborative action, continuous improvement, cross-sector partner and district support initiatives. Delia leads ImpactTulsa’s Child Equity Index work in partnership with Tulsa Public Schools. For ImpactTulsa’s Covid-19 response, Delia led, in partnership with the City of Tulsa the Internet Access Taskforce. Delia currently serves on the StriveTogether Racial Equity Action Team, where she is helping the national collective impact network develop racial-equity centered data frameworks, for building a rich culture of data use for narrowing disparities across the cradle to career continuum. Delia was named StriveTogether’s 2020 Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion for her leadership in using data and advocacy to create transformational change in Tulsa. Delia brings a trained, critical eye for using research and data to advance equitable policy, to ensure gaps are closing and systems are transforming for all communities in Tulsa.

Lauren King, M.A.

Continuous Learning and Improvement Specialist

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Lauren King joined the ImpactTulsa team in February 2020 after moving from her home state of Illinois. She has over 12 years experience working in the Chicagoland nonprofit sector as a program evaluator and community organizer. She spent 9 years doing behavioral health program evaluation at Children’s Research Triangle and then joined Youth Guidance as the Quality Improvement Manager. Previously, Lauren was an Adjunct Instructor and taught Diversity and Community Engagement to graduate students at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she earned her MA in Forensic Psychology. She earned her BA in psychology and criminal justice from Bradley University.

Lauren values community involvement and has served on the YNPN Chicago Executive Board (2012-2015) and also served on the steering committee for the launch year of the Chicago Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. In addition, she co-founded All A-Board Alliance, a nonprofit organization aimed at cultivating meaningful civic engagement among young professionals through associate board service. Lauren is also a Education Pioneers and YNPN Leadership Institute Alum.

Bailey McBride, M.B.A.

Director of Public Relations and Communications

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Bailey McBride is a communications, events and media professional with more than 10 years in the industry. Bailey, a life-long Tulsan, came to ImpactTulsa after three years at the Outdoor Channel, helping to build and launch their newest competitive fishing league and managing national promotions, marketing and coordination for the television shows which aired across six networks. In 2016, Bailey moved back to Oklahoma after two years traveling and working at a media monitoring and analysis company in Sydney, Australia. Prior to her time abroad, Bailey worked at a boutique marketing and advertising agency in Oklahoma City and was a newswoman for the Associated Press, covering topics from state executions to NBA locker rooms. Before her time at the AP, Bailey was a high school journalism teacher, counselor and debate coach in Tulsa.

Bailey received her MBA with an emphasis in strategic communications from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She studied journalism, physical anthropology and Spanish at the University of Arkansas, where she was active across campus, including tutoring students in the Writing Center, teaching classes in the Enhanced Learning Center, and serving as the editor-in-chief of the university’s newspaper, along with helping to found the school’s magazine program. In her free time, Bailey loves to play trivia, travel as much as possible and enjoy concerts and movies with friends.

Ashley Philippsen, MHR

Senior Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy

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Ashley Harris Philippsen is a systems, culture, and equity coach with over a decade of experience in education, leadership development, civic engagement, and school and curriculum design. Ashley uses her experience to partner with students and families, districts, and partner organizations as they navigate system complexities. Through her career, with roles including Executive Director at Met Cares, Managing Director of Teacher Leadership Development at Teach For America, and Founding Dean of Students at YES Prep Public Schools, Ashley has developed skills in small and large team management, effective program design and implementation, strategic thinking and planning. As the Deputy Chief of Community Development and Policy at the City of Tulsa, she was responsible for designing and facilitating community engagement processes for urban planning and development, amongst other City initiatives. As ImpactTulsa’s Senior Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy, Ashley partners with teams to drive policy, systems-change, and programs that create sustainable outcomes for students in the Greater Tulsa area.

Ashley graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma. She has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for nearly two decades and serves on the Greater Tulsa African American Affairs Commission. She is a Tulsa Development Authority trustee and serves on the board at Met Cares Foundation, 9b Corp, and Tulsa Area Human Resources Association.

Curcio Smith

Manager, My Brother's Keeper Alliance, Tulsa

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Meet Curcio Smith, Impact Tulsa’s Collaborative Action Network Specialist. Smith, a native Oklahoman, proudly hails from the city of North Tulsa where he developed an early passion for improving the lives of at risk youth and adults in his community. Driven by this passion, Smith chose to pursue a career that focused on bridging the socioeconomic divide through education and vocational training.

In his previous role as Business Service Liaison for Workforce Tulsa, Smith trained and mentored youth to ensure a successful transition into adulthood. While there, he forged strong relationships with local businesses in and around Tulsa, to connect “job-ready” talent with in-demand occupations. Before joining Workforce Tulsa, Smith served as the Outreach and Admissions Counselor at Tulsa Job Corps and later the Contract Career Advisor at Gary Job Corps in Houston, Texas, where he leveraged this skillset to effectively place students in their desired vocation.

In addition to his professional tenure, Smith currently serves as Chair of the Boomtown Award committee for Tulsa’s Young Professionals, along with dedicating his efforts to various other non-profit organizations. Smith graduated from Ottawa University where he received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Children and Family Services. A proud father, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughter Nova, traveling and boxing.

Andrea Stacy

Director of School District Support

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Andrea Stacy is the Director of School District Support. Andrea graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Northeastern State University in 2006.

Prior to joining the ImpactTulsa team, Andrea worked for nine years as a teacher in Tulsa Public Schools. During this time, she spent three years teaching middle school math at Gilcrease Middle School and six years teaching 3rd-5th grade at Marshall Elementary. Andrea received the honor of the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year award at Marshall Elementary.

Through her teaching career, Andrea gained experience in administration and student intervention programs. As the teacher in charge, she served as the facilitator of school reform initiatives and focused on driving schoolwide improvement. Andrea has a background in academic and behavioral intervention programs due to her roles as an Internal Behavior Coach and member of the Child Study Team. In these positions, Andrea played a vital role in analyzing student academic, behavioral, social, and emotional processes. These experiences, in addition to her certification in Courageous Conversations as a facilitator of racial equity, make Andrea an excellent resource for overall school district and student support.

In addition to her teaching background, Andrea brings two years of non-profit experience through Reading Partners as a Program Manager and Deputy Program Director. In this position, she worked closely with 24 Tulsa Public Schools and nearly 1400 community volunteers to serve 1500 students with individualized one-on-one reading instruction.

Andrea is the proud mother of her son who attends Jenks Public Schools. In her free time, you can find her at a variety of sporting events cheering him on.

Vanessa Dinh-Nguyen, M.S.

Education and Collaborative Action Project Manager

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Vanessa Dinh-Nguyen is the Education and Collaborative Action Project Manager at ImpactTulsa who serves to increase quality education for students. She attended Oklahoma State University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from the College of Human Sciences.

Vanessa has had dynamic experiences working directly with students in a wide range of nonprofit organizations including the Oklahoma WONDERtorium, the YMCA of greater Tulsa, the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations-South Region. She previously served as an AmeriCorps member between 2016-2018 in the Tulsa Public School district. At City Year, she served as a near-peer mentor and tutor and also as a team leader in a new partnership creating and implementing practices that decrease early warning indicators of school dropout. While at Reading Partners, she served as a site coordinator improving literacy skills for elementary students kindergarten through 3rd grade and managing community volunteers and student portfolios. These opportunities have contributed to her knowledge and skills in supporting students’ social, emotional, and academic development.

Working at ImpactTulsa, she hopes to learn more about education and inform leaders in the community about best practices that are data informed. She is excited to be a part of systems change work to advance equity in education, especially for students of diverse backgrounds.

Leadership Council

ImpactTulsa’s Leadership Council consists of decision-makers from education, non-profit, business, civic, faith-based, and community organizations. They participate in supporting the direction of the organization’s strategic focus, convene partners, and focus on eliminating disparities for children in the Tulsa area.

Alison Anthony

CEO, Tulsa Area United Way

Keith Ballard

Professor, OU-Tulsa

Stacey Butterfield

Superintendent, Jenks Public Schools

Mayor G.T. Bynum

Mayor, City of Tulsa

Gerard Clancy

President, University of Tulsa

Bruce Dart

Executive Director, Tulsa County Health Department

Adam Doverspike

2019 Chair, TYPros

Janet Dunlop

Superintendent, Broken Arrow Public Schools

Jeff Dunn

President, Mill Creek Lumber & Supply

Sherry Durkee

Superintendent, Sand Springs Public Schools

Pamela Fry

President, OSU-Tulsa

Deborah Gist

Superintendent, Tulsa Public Schools

Leigh Goodson

President and CEO, Tulsa Community College

David Greer

Senior VP and CPO, Project Lead The Way

Justin Harlan

Executive Director, Reading Partners

Kirt Hartzler

Superintendent, Union Public Schools

Kim Johnson

CEO, Tulsa City-County Library

Karen Kiely

Executive Director, CAP Tulsa

Ken Levit

Executive Director, George Kaiser Family Foundation

Marc Maun-EVP

Chief Credit Officer, BOK Financial

Marla Mayberry

Chief Operating Officer, Sweet Adelines International

Tom McKeon

President Emeritus, Tulsa Community College

Mike Neal

President and CEO, Tulsa Regional Chamber

Ray Owens

Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church

Brian Paschal

President and CEO, Foundation for Tulsa Schools

John Schumann

President, OU-Tulsa

Stacy Schusterman

Chairman, Samson Energy Company, LLC

Ben Stewart

Program Officer, George Kaiser Family Foundation

Steve Tiger

CEO and Superintendent, Tulsa Technology Center

Annie VanHanken

Senior Program Officer, George Kaiser Family Foundation

Ricki Wimmer

CEO, YMCA of Greater Tulsa