Our facilitators

Sherrie Frank
Program Director

Sherrie leads the Wings Seminars program as well as serving as its main seminar facilitator.

She is a certified master practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP, a communication approach, and has more than 1,500 hours of facilitation training. Sherrie has had a long affiliation with Wings, serving as a facilitator since 2008.

A native Oregonian, Sherrie lives in Corvallis with her husband, Michael Frank. She has three grown children and four beautiful and brilliant grandchildren. She loves travel, reading, cooking, learning anything new, and being fully engaged in life.

Reach her at sherrie@wings-seminars.com.


Kris King

Kris has been a leader in the personal, professional, and organizational development field since 1984, specializing in leadership training and coaching, team cohesion building, and keynote and inspirational speaking.

She was owner and CEO of Wings Seminars from 1986 until 2016 when the business was purchased by La Clinica, a southern Oregon health-care provider. Kris continues to work with Wings as a seminar facilitator. She is well known to thousands of seminar graduates who she has facilitated to live expansively, achieve their goals, and become exceptional leaders in their personal and professional lives.

Kris is the author of the 2009 book “My Heart Has Wings…52 Empowering Reflections on Living, Learning and Loving.”

She is a certified practitioner of NLP, or neuro-linguistic programming, and has completed more than 300 hours of education in the areas of advanced communication, structural consulting, leadership, mind-body wellness, couples counseling, and assessment and interviewing skills.

She began her work in facilitation in 1983 and in 1984 joined Wings as business director and lead facilitator, successfully launching first-of-their-kind beginning and advanced seminars for teens. She purchased the company in 1986, running it for 30 years before selling it in 2016.

Reach her at kris@wings-seminars.com.


Dave Roast

 Dave Roast is a personal growth and organizational development consultant who lives and works in Seattle. He is a longtime Wings volunteer who completed our first facilitator training program in 2017.

Dave is the owner and principle of David Roast Consulting LLC,  a Seattle-based company providing leadership consulting, team development, and facilitation services since 1996. He has advanced training in executive coaching, management, facilitation, communication, team dynamics, emotional intelligence, neuro-linguistic programming, experiential education, mediation, and career development.

He lives in Seattle with his wife, Kim, and daughter, Kaia, and enjoys swimming, biking, volleyball, skiing, cooking, hiking, and working with people who share his passion for laughter, personal growth, giving life to dreams, and creating vibrant, healthy, and diverse communities.