Dr. Raina Knox takes the insane amount of passion she has for elevating organizational performance and channels it into the development of software and services for organizations seeking exceptional outcomes. She uses principles from Baldrige, Lean, Six Sigma and research-based learnings as the basis of product development for Stratex. She is a practitioner, actively working with clients and continuously evolving Stratex best practices. She has over 25 years of experience in partnering with organizations to improve key planning systems and processes using Baldrige and serves on the Board of Directors for the Baldrige Alliance. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Missouri Quality Award from 2009-2015 and has served on the Board of Examiners for the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award and the Missouri Quality Award. She also served as an overseer and judge for the Missouri Quality Award and as a Judge for the Kentucky Center for Performance Excellence. She has evaluated over 75 organizations using the Baldrige criteria.
Courtney Cole has spent over 25 years using advanced technology to develop highly secure, scalable, user friendly custom business solutions for Fortune 100 companies including Sprint, Target, Microsoft and the Indiana Pacers. He enjoys taking on a business challenge and turning it into a software solution that enables clients to be efficient and focused on achieving results. The Stratex Solution is a culmination of that passion, business experience and technology savviness that benefits clients.
JoLinda Vega is an innovative, energetic results-oriented leader and coach. She advised C-levels world-wide on strategic convergence of people, process and technology leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver global results. She has over 25 years of comprehensive executive business experience and progressive accomplishment on business transformation, organizational design, strategic planning and advanced technologies. She leads a 5013c raising funds for The University of Kansas Advanced Heart Care Center www.golfology4cardiology.com. She is a Committee Member for the Heart Council at the University of Kansas Health Systems, Board of Counselors at Avila University and Board member for Carl’s Cause - Promoting Mental Health Awareness. She is an Adjunct Professor of International Business at Mid America Nazarene University.
Dan Stifter spent his career (so far) as a product and general management executive at Coca-Cola and Hallmark. He knows all 7 of the secret ingredients in Coca-Cola and thanks to Hallmark and their partnership with Disney, can name all 10 Disney Princesses. He teaches leadership and strategy at the MBA level and is on the Board of Outreach International, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating poverty globally.