About aNm

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

Founder & 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. He has a Bachelors in Film & a Bachelors in Native American Studies, both from the University of Oklahoma, & earned a Master of Fine Arts degree 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.

Maria Wolf Lopez

Maria Wolf Lopez

Comic Book Artist Consultant

Maria is a freelance Illustrator/ painter / comic book artist at Art of Maria the Wolf and comic book artist / video game designer at The Laughing Chimera. She studies at the International School of Comics in Chicago, Illinois and has worked with aNm to create comic book illustrations for the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of the American Indian's "Native Knowledge 360" (KN360) online exhibit.

Kara Seat

Kara Seat

Instructional Design Consultant

Kara Seat has over 15 years of professional experience in graphic design, writing, proposal writing, and training and instructional systems design. Kara has worked as a graphic designer, technical writer, proposal writer and instructional systems designer as well as designed and developed both Instructor-led and web-based trainings on topics ranging from air traffic control and aircraft maintenance systems, to surveillance and border protection. Her experience includes training task analyses; job task analyses; training gap analyses; course design, development, evaluation, eLMS maintenance, and facilitation.

Joe Fiala

Joe Fiala

Multi-media / Graphicss / Visual Consultant

Joe Fiala has over 10 years of experience as a Multi-Media Producer for one of the largest education companies in the world. This experience has allowed Joe to develop his expertise within Motion Graphics/Animation, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Audio Production, UX/UI Design, and applying gamification principles across a variety of digital applications.

Shahla Kerford

Shahla Kerford

eLearning Developer / Programmer Consultant

Shahla Kerford has sixteen years of professional experience in web-based training, design, and multimedia programming. Her experience includes course development of Instructor-led (ILT), Computer-based (CBI), and Web-based (WBT) instruction. Knowledge includes JavaScript, HTML, Lectora Inspire, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, VideoScribe, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Audition.

Michele Kresco

Michele Kresco

Instructional Design / Storyline Developer

Michele Kresco is a seasoned designer with experience in multiple modalities of instruction including instructor–led training (synchronous) and e-learning for government clients. She has over a decade of experience as a graphics solutions developer and is highly adept with technology and quick to learn new technologies and apply solutions.

Jennifer Driscol

Jennifer Driscol

Multi-Medial / Graphics / Visual Consultant

Jennifer Driscol has over 2 decades of experience in Instructional Design and Graphic Design with a passion for learning design and development. Specialties include Instructional Design, Graphic Design, eLearning design, eLearning development.

Betty Dannewitz

Betty Dannewitz

Media / Coaching Consultant

Betty Dannewitz is a seasoned senior L&D professional. She specializes in AR and video content creation, soft skills and leadership development facilitation, and is responsible for developing and implementing innovative coursework for a corporate financial community. Betty is passionate about using her skills and talents to help people become better humans, and has spent the recent years finding ways to do that through AR and video learning.

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.

aNm Portfolio

3D, comics, eLearning, & more! See aNm’s showcase examples using the links below.

Testimonials

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