Edmond Life & Leisure: Acquisition noted
• Thu, Feb 18, 2016
Edmond businessmen Nathan Mellor and Frank Smith, Principals of Strata Leadership, LLC, (Strata) a nationally-recognized leadership development company based in Oklahoma City, together with Strata Vice President Lyn Watson, recently acquired Mosaic Personnel Inc. Founded in 1998, Mosaic Personnel Inc. is a specialty recruiting firm for professionals in IT, Engineering, Accounting and Human Resources. Mosaic Personnel recruits top talent for leading companies both regionally and nationally including direct hire, contract to hire, and temporary staffing positions.
Mellor, Co-Founder and CEO of Strata Leadership since 2009, holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Education degrees from Harding University, the Master of Dispute Resolution degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership degree from Pepperdine University. He has consulted, trained, and lectured throughout America and abroad and has co-developed Leadership programs including Peace Through Business Rwanda and Four Star Debate with General Tommy Franks, which have been highlighted on CNN Inside Africa, FOX News, and FOX Radio. He and wife Christine have two daughters.
Frank Smith, Co-Founder, Chairman and President of Strata Leadership since 2009, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Harding University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He worked as an auditor for KPMG, an accountant for Hertz Rent-a-Car, and as Chief Financial Officer for Beam’s Seatbelts before forming The Ark Group with the goal of starting an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to benefit his team through business ownership. Smith and Mellor formed Strata Leadership from a shared vision of helping leaders realize their goals and shape company culture. He and his wife Heidi have three children.