Team

Talmadge Powell

Founder, Principal and namesake Talmadge Powell has built his career on providing stellar events for Tulsa’s elite, non-profit organizations, businesses and industry leaders. Over the course of 12 years, Talmadge has built a reputation for offering consistent and genuine value to his clients. Employing individuals with the same intrinsic sense of responsibility has ensured continued success and growth for his company, his clients, and their causes.


Todd Pyland

As Principal and Creative Director, Todd brings a variety of professional experience to TPC, including brand and marketing strategies for a range of industries including Fortune 500 companies, regional start-ups and local organizations.  His skills include broadcast, interactive and print design with particular strengths in campaign concepting, branding, collateral development and marketing strategy.


Patricia G. Chernicky

Patricia G. Chernicky serves as Principal and Managing Partner for TPC Studios. Her professional background as a Human Resources Manager and C.P.A., balances well with her many years of community volunteerism for non-profits including Tulsa Area United Way, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa CARES, Mental Health Association, American Heart Association and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Philbrook Museum, Tulsa CARES board and the board of Patriot Bank.


Dave Butts

Dave’s capabilities are as diverse as his background, a dexterity not under-utilized as the Accounting Manager at TPC. Dave’s analytical skills and proficiency with a calculator help us to continue to make informed and innovative business decisions.


Joel Cuthriell

Joel draws from a varied background of full stack website development, design and IT systems. He has joined TPC Studios as Interactive Manager, working with everything from SCSS and UX to servers and smartphones to create rich experiences online and offline for our clients.


Jennifer Dory

From her role as co-hospitality chair for the National Governors’ Meeting to working as the Director of the Tulsa Governors’ office, Jennifer brings an abundance of management experience to TPC Studios. Her ability to multi-task and diligently care for our clients as she supports the coordination of each event is what makes her role key amongst the TPC team.


Heath Potter

Heath has helped develop messaging for business and organizations of all sizes, from FORTUNE 500 companies to local non-profits, each with their own communication challenges. He has extensive experience with advertising, print design, interactive design, print production and script writing.


Beth Kaiser

As the Events Account Executive, Beth interfaces between our clients and the TPC creative team. She has a wide variety of project management experience, from working with national publishers and global oil and gas companies to local small business owners. Beth manages and supports the creative and design process of each event from start to finish. She ensures all client expectations are met and the TPC creative team has what they need in order to get the job done on time and on budget.


Mandi Little

Creative Account Manager. With a background managing a major home improvement brand, Mandi brings expertise in brand development, marketing communications, advertising, networking, event planning and social media. Her passion for building productive relationships with customers and team members creates a synergistic team environment.


Grant Sweetwood

Director Of Photography. Grant currently works as a freelance commercial and advertising photographer and TPC’s in – house photographer / cinematographer. Keeping one foot in each world allows him to stay current with industry standards and trends. Grant works directly with TPC on all production needs, and manages their studio for rental inquires..


Josh Steinberg

From his 18 years of experience in theater and an academic background in performance, Josh brings an eclectic range of skills to his role as facilities and production coordinator. Set construction and design, logistics and team management, as well as a knack for creative problem solving are just a few of the tiles in the mosaic of experience belonging to our resident Jack-of-all-trades. Whether it is the day to day management of the beautiful TPC facilities or the set-up and take down for large events, customer satisfaction and quality craftsmanship are always his focus.


Walter Schoen

With a background in community outreach and marketing in the Tulsa banking industry, Walter brings knowledge and experience working with a variety of non-profits through a corporate outlook to the role of Event Manager at TPC Studios. His attention to detail and passion for accomplishing the client’s goals helps make each event a success.