Meet Our Team

Frank Sahlein
Frank SahleinFounder & CEO

Frank Sahlein, Founder & CEO

Frank travels the world gathering and disseminating industry best practices in the areas of business systems, expansion planning, succession planning and valuation. His work with individual clients, key managers, associations and suppliers gives him a unique perspective. His mission is to leave a legacy of business education in the children’s activity center industry. READ FRANK’S BIO…
Experience. Systems. Teamwork. RESULTS!
To develop services that add efficiency, profitability and value to client operations while reducing risk and stress. To leave a legacy of business education in the Children’s Activity Center industry.
To deliver these services with enthusiasm, professionalism and integrity.
Ron Ludwig
Ron Ludwig Director, Expansion Planning, Sales & Valuation Divisions
Ron leads the Valuation, Expansion, Succession Planning and Sales Divisions bringing over 40 years experience. His easy going manner hides an impressive list of  accomplishments. He lives in Las Vegas with his wife, Nancy Kludt. Hobbies: Poker, Spoiling Cats (6) and Eating Desserts. Formerly: a teacher, gymnast, comedy diver and rock climber – explaining the metal body parts.
Barbara Anne May
Barbara Anne MayWest USA/Canada Rep
Associations and Int'l Support
Barbara Anne’s experiences as an athlete, coach, manager, business owner, gymnastics judge and “mom” provide her with a clear vision of 3rd Level Consulting client needs. Barbara Anne is in charge of both client and association relationships and service. Her organization skills, innate drive and ever-cheerful personality make her a key team member.
Gretchen Williams
Gretchen WilliamsEast USA/Canada Rep
Smart Moves Support
Gretchen is a natural at building and maintaining relationships with people which makes her a perfect fit as our Services and Solutions Director. The blending of her sparkling personality and southern charm, her vast array of experiences and education, and her intrinsic desire to help others succeed, ensures a rewarding journey for our clients.
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Mardi Obray
Mardi ObrayConsultant & Speaker
Owner of Peak Kids in Utah, as well as 3P Competitions and a popcorn company, serial entrepreneur Mardi Obray assists with the presentations and organization of 3rd Level Consulting events. Mardi is a sought-after speaker, and her entertaining and informative style is very effective.
J Orkowski
J OrkowskiConsultant & Speaker
J (yes, just J) runs the innovative Gymfinity operations in Wisconsin. His entertaining and honest style make him a highly popular speaker at 3rd Level Consulting and other industry events. His passion for the human development aspects of the business has resulted in some very unique and effective HR processes.
Lorraine Currie
Lorraine CurrieConsultant & Speaker
As our lead consultant for Canada, Lorraine’s diverse background is unparalleled in that country. Her multi-unit Futures Gymnastics operations (Toronto area) have won several national honors, and her roles as owner, coach and international judge rounds out her perspective in a powerful way. Lorraine presents and consults in both the USA and Canada.
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Sharron Crowley
Sharron CrowleyConsultant & Speaker
Sharron is world-renowned for quality programs and marketing materials, as well as building international bridges between people in different countries. Her creative thought processes and enthusiasm make her a very popular speaker and consultant.
Amanda Winiecki
Amanda WinieckiConsultant & Speaker
Through constant personal development, learning and leadership training Mandy has developed strong systems, a unique culture and a high performing team of leaders. Mandy is excited to be a member of the 3rd Level Team and share with you some of her secrets to success and the strategies and tips to help others push aside those stubborn roadblocks.
Ally Murphy
Ally MurphyConsultant & Speaker
Ally is excited to bring her experience and passion to the 3rd Level Team! Her main areas of expertise include providing top level customer service and creating a sought-after culture, facilitating program and business growth, revenue strategies and marketing.
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Desiree Jones
Desiree JonesConsultant & Speaker
As our lead consultant for Australia, Desiree’s scope of experience in the coaching, judging, technology and business education fields give her a well-rounded approach to consulting. Her highly-organized and systematic approach yields solid results for our clients. Her sparkling personality is a bonus!
Guy Beveridge
Guy BeveridgeConsultant & Speaker
Guy works as a Risk Assessment specialist for 3rd Level Consulting. He helps Child Activity Centers worldwide assess interior and exterior facility security, crisis response training and more. Contact Guy through 3rd Level Consulting for both Online and On Site Risk Assessment and Risk Management services.
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