About aNm

aNm is a Native American / Indigenous –owned consultancy that provides custom creative and technical solutions: eLearning & training content development; comics & graphic novels; software and mobile app development; interactive 3D simulations & video games; and 2D animations; AR, VR, & more.

aNm Consultants

Our people are like family and we are proud of both where we came from & where we are going in the future.

Michael Sheyahshe

Michael Sheyahshe

Chief Information Officer/Technologist

Michael Sheyahshe is an enrolled member of the Caddo Nation & started aNm in 2005. His book, "Native Americans in Comic Books", is available from McFarland publications. Michael received 2 separate BA degrees (cum laude) from the University of Oklahoma: one in Native American Studies & another in Film. Michael earned a MFA in 3D Modeling from the Academy of Art University. Michael achieved the rank of Nidan (2nd degree Black Belt) in Okinawan Karate in 2013.

Mary Skaggs

Mary Skaggs

Business & Financial Consultant

Mary Skaggs is a former English teacher and writer. Her poetry has been published both online and in New Plains Review. She received a Bachelors in English Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Masters in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. She has many years of experience in the federal government sector. Mary provides expert oversight in aNm’s documentation as well as professional proofreading.

David Downs

David Downs

Networking Consultant

David has an extensive breadth of experience in sales as well as a good-natured congeniality that allows others to connect easily with him. In addition to cutting his teeth in sales, David has moved to the Technology field, focusing on Information Technology, Networking, and SysAdmin.

Amanda Petrey

Amanda Petrey

PR/Marketing Consultant

Amanda is highly successful in all areas of promotions, whether making first impressions in a kiosk or booth on a showroom floor, interacting with public relations professionals to promote her product, or pampering important clients in both an upscale nightclub or a high-end sushi restaurant. While she received a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Amanda has the chops to back it up, having mastered a gambit of skills in her vocation.

Mike Raines

Mike Raines

Programming/Tech Consultant

Mike has nearly two decades of experience authoring and administering web sites and interactive media for a variety of clients and industries. He has been either the lead or the sole developer for many of the projects he has worked on, seeing the projects through from the initial design stage to completion. Mike continually seeks new tools and technologies that will allow him to improve and enrich the user experience.

Jera Winters

Jera Winters

Grants & Financial Development Consultant

Combining her unique mix of academic credentials, higher-ed experience, professional tenacity, and real-world knowledge, Jera provides expanded stewardship for aNm in the specialized areas of grants, grant-writing, promotions, and financial development. She has devoted her career to seeking opportunities for organizations to expand their reach and financial capabilities.

Matt Schikore

Matt Schikore

Coding Framework Consultant

Matt Schikore is genius at full-stack development and authoring applications with various code-based front-end frameworks, such as Node.js and Ember.js. Matt holds a CS degree from the University of Iowa and has served in various professional roles such as Software Engineer and Senior Systems Analyst throughout his distinguished career.

aNm Clients

aNm services have expanded to include state-of-the-art technological and artistic expertise. services, innovations, and products to an ever-growing list of happy clients, on the local, regional, and global level. aNm is proud to count among its numerous clientele: Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, Chickasaw Nation Industries, Comanche Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Pawnee Nation, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.

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