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Ashlie Wilhelm

Ashlie Wilhelm

Ashlie Wilhelm,'02
OCU Petree College of Arts & Sciences,
Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies.
Political Science Master of Liberal Arts in Management & Leadership

After studying abroad in Tianjin, China and spending the past 15 years traveling and working abroad, she has focused much of her professional career on Teambuilding, HR and Cross-Cultural Communications training for business professionals.

From 2005-2010, she taught as an Adjunct Professor of Mandarin Chinese for OCCC and the OKC Chamber of Commerce at the Downtown Metropolitan Library. Ashlie currently serves as the Global HR Manager for Wilspec Technologies, Inc., a company owned with her husband, Larry. Wilspec is a global engineering design and manufacturer of custom electronic sensors and controls for industrial applications (e.g. HVAC/Refrigeration, Heavy Vehicles and Rail). In addition to the United States, Wilspec has facilities in Europe and Asia.

At the headquarters, located in Oklahoma City, Ashlie and the employees at Wilspec are passionate about philanthropy. In August 2019, Wilspec was honored with the Journal Record’s Beacon Award for Philanthropic Impact in Oklahoma. Each November, the company hosts their annual Season of Giving through volunteer and charitable opportunities, focused on raising funds for charities and organizations significant to their employees. Additionally, Wilspec employees participate in numerous Charity-related events throughout the state. Wilspec has been a proud supporter of the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Angel Tree Network, Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma, First United Methodist Church, March of Dimes, National Society of Mathematics, and OKC Beautiful, Paper for Water, Special Olympics, YWCA and more!

In addition to work, Ashlie serves as a member of the Petree College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Council, is a founding member of ProjectNICU supported by the March of Dimes OK (including ProjectAlex, a program she started to create Bereavement Boxes for families who’ve lost a child in the hospital NICUs) and co-founder (with her son, Luke) of the new Heritage Hall Paper for Water Origami Club.

In her spare time, Ashlie loves traveling the globe to watch The Cure play live in concert, drinking Jasmine Tea, raising their 7 children and enjoying time with her best friend, Larry.