The Pursuit of Peace

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When life throws disruption, trauma or conflict in your path, what gets you back on track?

Artio Services offers a cooperative team of leaders, teachers, coaches and facilitators who bring a multi-faceted approach to resolution in the human experience. Their services help you identify your core focus and give you the tools to integrate diplomacy into your daily interactions with a problem-solving lens. Collectively, their areas of expertise include: conflict resolution and post conflict reconstruction, mental health, grief, diversity and inclusion, leadership enhancement and cultural management. 

Momma Bear Collective 

In Celtic mythology, Artio is the bear goddess of transformation and abundance. Artio Services is inspired by and made up of strong women. Their approach is nurturing but powerful. They encounter difficult issues head on and empower their clients to move forward in a new way. 

Jennifer “Jenn” Maynord, founder of Artio Services, grew up in Edmond. She graduated from Edmond Memorial and went on to OSU to pursue an English degree. She later received her masters in International Affairs and Post-Conflict State Reconstruction & Sustainability Graduate Certification from Seton Hall University. She is a musical performing artist, Third Degree Reiki Master, yoga instructor, personal trainer, is certified with the Krav Maga Alliance Next Generation teaching program and is mother to eight year old Lelu. 

Return Home 

Leading Artio has allowed Jenn to flex the culmination of her professional and personal experiences. A move back to Central Oklahoma in the midst of a pandemic and rising racial tensions spurred Jenn to tap into her roots and existing connections and utilize her skills to improve the place she was raised. 

“We each have our own flavors,” Jenn says when describing the Artio team. Artio works with businesses, communities and individuals to promote effective communication, transform conflict, and improve overall wellness.

Diplomacy Meets Day-to-Day

With companies, large and small, Artio uses everyday diplomacy to create and sustain workplace relationships among those of various backgrounds, empowering them to transcend barriers and divides. In communities, art-based classes and workshops promote conflict resolution and peacebuilding in neutral spaces. Their Development Den membership based e-learning community and Osa Peace Project are for those who wish to join alongside like-minded learners in pursuit of peace. Artio also works with individuals guiding them to uncover tools for a holistically happy and peaceful lifestyle. Jenn says, “Grass roots peace transforms communities from the bottom up.” 

Artio Services can be accessed via YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and by visiting www.artioservices.com.

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