Academy Leaders

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PARTNERS







EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD  


Chairman of the Board

Dan Boren

President Corporate Development, the Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma City

Chairman-Elect

Dave Stewart

Executive Director & Trustee, Mid-America Industrial Authority, Pryor

Immediate Past Chairman; Strategic Thinking Co Chair

John D. Harper

VP External Affairs, PSO, Tulsa

Membership Vice President

Michael Gordon

Community Affairs Manager, PSO, Owasso

Treasurer/Secretary

Scott McLain

H L Investments, Inc., OKC

Vice Chair Treasurer

John Budd

Chief Development & Strategy Officer, Sonic Corp., OKC

Investment Chair

Doug Branch

President, Biolytx, LLC., OKC

Fund Development Chair

Darryl Schmidt

Executive VP, BancFirst, OKC

Board Development Chair

Susan Winchester

The Winchester Group, Chickasha

Howard G. Barnett, Jr.
President, OSU-Tulsa

Mike Cooper
Cooper Strategies, LLC / AT&T, Tulsa

Lee Denney
Instructor
Veterinary Technology
Agricultural Resource Center
OSU-OKC
Cushing

John Feaver, Ph.D.
President, University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha

Kay Goebel, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Oklahoma City

Mickey Hepner, Ph.D.
Dean, University of Central Oklahoma College of Business, Edmond

Cheryl Hill
President, Hill Manufacturing, Inc., Broken Arrow

Rachel Hutchings
Director of Development, Tulsa Community College

Lou Kohlman
Judicial Assistant, Court of Criminal Appeals, Oklahoma City

Karen Langdon
Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Tulsa

Anne Roberts
Director of Legislative Affairs, INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma City

Dave Rowland
President / CEO, Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance, Tulsa

Carolyn Stager
Principal & Co-Founder
Stick it in Stones, Inc.
Oklahoma City

Richard Wansley, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor Public Policy, Mental Health Association of Oklahoma, Tulsa

Alba Weaver
Economic Development Project Manager, OG&E, Oklahoma City

BOARD MEMBERS  


Phil Albert
Chairman & CEO, Pelco Structural, LLC, Claremore

Larry Briggs
President & CEO, First National Bank and Trust Co., Shawnee

Teresa Burkett
Attorney Conner & Winters, Tulsa

Stephanie Cameron
Air Power Systems Co., Inc., Tulsa

Brett Campbell, Ph.D.
Sr. VP Education & Workforce
Tulsa Regional Chamber

Joe Dorman
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
Oklahoma City/Rush Springs

Anita Poole Endsley
Consultant, Choctaw

Amy Ford
Partner, RedAnt, LLC, Durant

Brian Gaddy
Director Center for Business Dev, Autry Technology Center, Enid

Anne Holzberlein
VP Development & ED UCO Foundation, Edmond

Chuck Hoskin, Jr.
Secretary of State, Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah

Lundy Kiger
VP & Director of Government Affairs, AES Shady Point, Panama

Craig Knutson
Principal, Growing Global, LLC, Norman

Barry Koonce
American Fidelity Assurance, Oklahoma City

Thomas Lewis
Field Rep for Congressman Tom Cole, Lawton

Josh McClintock
Partner, RedAnt, Edmond

Darrell H. Mercer
Counselor
Tulsa Public Schools

Chris Meyers
General Manager & CEO, Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, Oklahoma City

Mike Neal
President & CEO, Tulsa Regional Chamber

Susan Paddack
Executive Director
Oka' Institute
East Central University
Ada

Lana Reyolds
Exec. VP for Institutional Advancement
Seminole State College, Seminole

Larry Rice, Ph.D.
President, Rogers State University, Claremore

Dan Schiedel
Executive Director & CEO
United Way of NW OK, Enid

Strategic Thinking Chair

Sara Jane Smallwood
Public Information Officer, Choctaw Nation, Durant

Mark Snead, Ph.D.
President & Economist
Region Track, Inc.
Yukon

Clark Southard
CEO/President
CATERO, Inc.
Chickasha

Craig Stephenson, City Manager, Ponca City

Clayton Taylor
President, The Taylor Group, Oklahoma City

Chuck Thompson
President and CEO, Republic Bank & Trust, Norman

Chris Tytanic
General Counsel, M3Technology Solutions, LLC, Norman

Jeff Warmuth, President/CEO McAlester Chamber of Commerce, McAlester

Sandy Washmon
Counselor, Woodward Public Schools

Matthew Weaver
Manager & Consultant, OKC Foreign Trade Zone, Oklahoma City

ADVISORY COUNCIL TO THE BOARD  


Bill Anoatubby
Governor, the Chickasaw Nation

Bill John Baker
Chief, Cherokee Nation

Gary Batton, Chief
Choctaw Nation

Chris Benge
Chief of Staff & Secretary of Native American Affairs
State of Oklahoma

Don Betz, Ph.D.
President, University of Central Oklahoma

David Boren
President, University of Oklahoma

Lauren Brookey
Vice President Tulsa Community College

Robert Butkin
Professor of Law, The University of Tulsa

Gerard Clancy, MD
President, The University of Tulsa

Steve Hahn
OK President, AT&T

Hans Helmerich
Chairman Helmerich & Payne

David Holt
Senator
Oklahoma City

Glen D. Johnson
Chancellor, State Regents for Higher Education

Dave Lopez
Secretary of State
State of Oklahoma

Marcie Mack
State Director, Career and Technology Education

Scott Martin
Representative, Oklahoma House of Representatives

Tom McKeon, Ph.D.
Vice President & Director, City Year Tulsa

Paul Renfrow
VP Public Affairs, OG&E

Joe Siano
Superintendent, Norman Public Schools

Stuart Solomon
President & COO, Public Service Company

Gary Stanislawski
Senator
Tulsa

Mike Turpen
Partner, Riggs Abney Neal Turpen et al, Oklahoma City

George Young
Representative
Oklahoma City


2017 REGIONAL MEMBERSHIP CHAIRS:  


SW Region Chair

Clark Southard
CEO/President
CATERO, Inc.
Chickasha

SE Region Chair

Jeff Warmuth
President & CEO
McAlester Chamber of Commerce

NW Region Chair

Sandy Washmon
Woodward Public Schools
Chair

Brian Gaddy
Vice Chair
Autry Tech, Enid

NE Region Chair

Craig Stephenson
City Manager
Ponca City

Tulsa Metropolitan Area Region Chair

Rachel Hutchings
TCC Foundation
Tulsa

Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area Region Co-Chairs

Carolyn Stager
Stick it in Stones, Inc.

Craig Knutson
Growing Global LLC, Norman


MEMBER PARTNER INVESTORS  


Catalyst Partner

Consensus Partner


Collaborator Partners