The WorkShop Crew was a top 3 finalist for 2014 Small Business of the Year - One Southern Indiana
Stephanie Ringer, Chief Fun Officer
Stephanie is co-owner of WorkShop, shares the daily operation responsibilities, is the primary marketing person and designs Team Adventures. She loves to give people an experience that will enrich their lives and the lives of those they touch. Stephanie was interviewed by CNN Money Magazine which was published in the May 2012 issue. Stephanie is a 2011EPIC Runner Up for NAWBO’S Woman Business Owner of the Year Award. Named 2011 Woman of Distinction. She is a 2010 and 2013 EPIC Finalist for NAWBO'S Woman Business Owner of the Year.
Stephanie retired from the Criminal Justice Arena in June of 2001. While working with the Indiana Department of Correction. In 1990 she introduce her unique Team Building style to the Indiana Department of Correction. She taught team development for the Emergency Preparedness Units for many years.
She joined Aflac in June 2001, becoming a District Sales Coordinator in January 2002. Stephanie achieved the Founder’s Award for Management Excellence two times and was asked in 2005 to be a Regional Sales Coordinator for Aflac in the Louisville Metro market. Stephanie developed her District team into the number one Regional Aflac Team in Kentucky West for 2 years running in 2006 and 2007. Her dedication to team and training is what separated her office from the other Aflac Regions. She believes in the team concept and how it enriches people’s lives. She achieved the Founder’s Award for Management Excellence 9 times as a Regional Sales Coordinator.
Jenness "Jessie" Bunn, Chief Numbers Guru
Jessie is co-owner of WorkShop and from 2007 to August 2010 spent many hours behind the scenes as the Chief Financial Officer. She retired from the Federal Government on October 1, 2010 and has been coordinating the daily operations as well as handling the WorkShop finances. She is determined that each team that visits WorkShop has the best experience possible. Her dedication to customer service is one of the reasons people keep coming back. Jessie has over 16 years experience as a Treasurer for a local NALC union. She is very meticulous with her work and thoroughly enjoys working with numbers and people. Jessie is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana and moved to Louisville in 1971.
Michael Harper, iNSPIRation Engineer
As a trainer/facilitator, Michael custom-designs creative programs to meet the unique needs of teams from all over the world. Whether you're looking for team development, strategic planning, conflict resolution, or soft skills training, Michael can design a program that will increase employee engagement and productivity and take your team to the next level.
Michael's programs and trainings can take place at the WorkShop, at your location in the Louisville area, or at any location around the world. He leads innovative breakout sessions at conferences, emcees events, leads networking events, and loves to rework your annual meeting to make it more engaging, fun, and memorable for your employees.
With a master’s in teaching, Michael has twenty years of experience facilitating groups, leading strategic planning sessions, designing meetings, and empowering teams achieve their goals.
Michael's areas of expertise include diversity, generational theory, identifying and leveraging strengths, personality types, learning theory, emotional intelligence, MBTI and healthy communication. His programs will ignite purpose and passion in your team!