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United Way of Central Oklahoma Board of Directors

The 2019 Board of Directors is a diverse group of local business leaders and community leaders who support us and provide guidance for meeting the needs within our community!

Each is committed to giving their time and expertise as volunteers and they donate generously to support our work. All United Way of Central Oklahoma Board Members are unpaid volunteers. 

Download a list of Board of Directors and Trustees

 

2019 Officers of the Board

 

Chairman of the Board

COUCH, JIM

Retired City Manager

 

Secretary

ANOATUBBY, CHRIS

Deputy Secretary, Department of Health

The Chickasaw Nation

 

Assistant Secretary

NEAL, LANE R.

Partner

Durbin, Larimore & Bialick, P.C.

 

Treasurer

MCGUIRE, MATT

Principal

Parallel Advisors

 

Assistant Treasurer

MCCUNE, RICK

Office Managing Partner

Grant Thornton

 

2019 Committee Chairs

 

Administration Chair

HARLOW, DAVID

Chief Executive Officer

BancFirst Corporation

 

Audit Chair

GRIGSBY, JENNIFER

Executive Vice President & CFO

Ascent Resources, LLC

 

Campaign Co-Chair

LANCE, SHERRI

Managing Partner & President

Gaming Capital Group

 

Communications & Events Chair

FARRELL, HILLARY

Vice Chairman

Ackerman McQueen

 

Community Investment Chair

EZELL, BRAD

Senior Vice President

Benham, A Haskell Company

 

Ethics Chair

OTTAWAY, CYNDA          

Attorney

Crowe & Dunlevy

 

Human Resources Chair

BERRY, M.T.

Assistant City Manager

City of Oklahoma City

 

Investment Chair

WOOD, MARK

Managing Partner/Oklahoma Tax Market Leader

Ernst & Young LLP

 

Labor Chair

CURRY, JIM

President

Oklahoma State AFL-CIO

 

Nominating Chair

MARTIN, ED

Chairman

Ackerman McQueen

 

Research & Community Initiatives Chair

SAMARRIPAS, NICK

Senior Vice President - Commercial Lending

Arvest Bank

 

Strategic Growth Chair

WHARTON, SHANE

Executive Vice President - Accounting & Administration

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

 

Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Directors

 

ADA President                                                                           

NINNESS, STACEY

Chief Executive Officer

Neighborhood Services Organization

 

Emerging Leaders Co-Chair

CARTMELL, JEFFREY

Deputy General Counsel

State of Oklahoma, Office of the Governor

 

Emerging Leaders Co-Chair

GREENAWALT, DONNY

Supervisor - Production Reporting

Chesapeake Energy L.L.C.

 

Advisory Trustees

 

ARMITAGE, JOHN

President & CEO

Oklahoma Blood Institute

 

CARPENTER, DAVID

President and Chief Operating Officer

American Fidelity

 

CLEMENTS, DICK

Chairman of the Board

Clements Foods Company

 

COATS, MIKE

Commercial Banking Officer

IBC Bank

 

CORBETT, LUKE

President

Corbett Management, LLC

 

EDMONDS, TODD

Principal

HSE Architects

 

EISSENSTAT, ERIC

SVP, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary

Continental Resources, Inc.

 

FUNKE, MARK

President and CEO

Simmons Bank

 

GEBHART, JIM

President

Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City

 

HALL, KIRKLAND

Vice Chairman & CFO

Hall Capital

 

HUDSON, CLIFF

Of Counsel

Crowe & Dunlevy

 

JOSEPH, MICHAEL E.

Attorney

McAfee & Taft

 

KRIEGER, BRADLEY

Chairman Greater Oklahoma City

Arvest Bank

 

LAMBERT, LINDA

President

LASSO Corp.

 

LAWRENCE, C. BRUCE

Community Leader

 

LIPPERT, JR, D.E. “RICK”

President

Lippert Brothers, Inc.

 

LORENZ, BOB

Community Leader

 

MÉLON, MARY

President and CEO

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools

 

MILBOURN, WES

President & General Manager

KFOR-TV and KAUT-TV

 

NICHOLS, J. LARRY

Chairman Emeritus

Devon Energy Corporation

 

NICHOLS, POLLY                                                                    

Community Leader

 

ORTLOFF, DAVE

Benefits Consultant

Dillingham Benefits

 

PAGE, DAVID

Vice Chairman / Market Manager

JPMorgan Chase

 

RITZ, LINDY        

President

The Ritz Group

 

ROONEY, PAT

Chairman and CEO

First National Bank of Oklahoma

 

ROTH, JIM

Dean

Oklahoma City University School of Law

 

SCHROEDER, DAVID

Research Psychologist

 

SHINN, TONY

Oklahoma City Market President

Bank of America

 

SHIRLEY, NATALIE

President & CEO

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

 

SHORTRIDGE, KENT

Managing Vice President

ONE Gas

 

SNEED, PERRY

Local 124 Retiree

Sheet Metal Workers International Association

 

STUSSI, DOUG

EVP-Treasurer & Managing Director of the Family Office

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

 

THOMPSON, DAVID

President and CEO

InvesTrust Wealth Management

 

WALLACE, JEAN

Partner

Buttery Company LLP

 

WILKERSON, CHAD

Oklahoma City Branch Executive

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

 

2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

ANOATUBBY, CHRIS

Deputy Secretary, Department of Health

The Chickasaw Nation

 

BARTH, DANNY

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

Oklahoma City Thunder

 

BERRY, M.T.

Assistant City Manager

City of Oklahoma City

 

BETZ, DON

President

University of Central Oklahoma

 

BROOKS, GARY D.

CEO

Cornerstone Development

 

BUCHANAN, KENT

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Oklahoma City University

 

CAROLINA, C. MICHAEL

Executive Director

Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of

Science and Technology (OCAST)

 

CLARK, JASON

President and CEO

CompSource Mutual Insurance Company

 

CLAYTON, MIKEAL

Attorney

 

CLEMENTS, ROBERT

Executive Vice President

Clements Foods Company

 

COPPEDGE, MICHELLE

Director

Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

 

COUCH, JIM

Retired City Manager

 

CUMMINGS, SEAN

President

Cummings Oil Co.

 

CURRY, JIMMY

President

Oklahoma State AFL-CIO

 

EDWARDS, CARL

Founding Partner

Price Edwards & Company

 

ENGLISH, JIM

President

Lopez Foods & Dorada Foods

 

EVEREST, TRICIA

Community Leader

 

EZELL, BRAD

Senior Vice President

Benham, A Haskell Company

 

FARHA, CLAY

President

B.D. Eddie Enterprises

 

FARRELL, HILLARY

Vice Chairman

Ackerman McQueen

 

FARZANEH, MOHAMMAD

President of Construction

Home Creations

 

FIELDS, ROBERTA

Shareholder

McAfee & Taft

 

FLURY, KRISTAL

Human Resource Coordinator

Environmental Management

 

FRY, KELLY DYER

Publisher

The Oklahoman

 

GOLSEN, JACK

Executive Chairman

LSB Industries, Inc.

 

GOULD, GARY

Senior Vice President

Continental Resources, Inc.

 

GRIGSBY, JENNIFER

Executive Vice President & CFO

Ascent Resources, LLC

 

HAGER, DAVE

President & CEO

Devon Energy Corporation

 

HAHN, STEVE

President

AT&T Oklahoma

 

HARLOW, DAVID

Chief Executive Officer

BancFirst Corporation

 

HATFIELD, JUDY J.

Founding Principal

Equity Commercial Reality II, LLC

 

HELM, MARK A.

President

Dolese Bros. Co.

 

HIGGINBOTHAM, JOHN D.

Market CEO - Oklahoma City

Bank of Oklahoma

 

HOLMES, JEROME A.

U.S. Circuit Judge

U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

 

INGERSOLL, MARSHA

Community Leader

 

JAGGI, DENNIS

Managing Partner and Founder

EnCap Flatrock Midstream

 

JOULLIAN, CAREY

President & CEO

Mustang Fuel Corporation

 

KIRK, PERCY

Senior Vice President & Region Manager

Cox Communications

 

LAIRD, MICHAEL

Shareholder/Director

Crowe & Dunlevy

 

LANCE, SHERRI

Managing Partner & President

Gaming Capital Group

 

LAWLER, DOUG

Chief Executive Officer

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

 

LEGER JR., JEAN C.

Vice President, Utility Operations

OGE Energy Corp.

 

LISTER, JENEE NAIFEH

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management

Merrill Lynch

 

LOPEZ, DAVE

Community Leader

 

LOVE, JUDY

Secretary and Treasurer

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

 

MARTIN, EDMUND

Chairman

Ackerman McQueen

 

MCCUNE, RICK

Office Managing Partner

Grant Thornton

 

MCDANIEL, SEAN

Superintendent

Oklahoma City Public Schools

 

MCGUIRE, MATT

Principal

Parallel Advisors

 

MING, C. MICHAEL

Community Leader

 

NAGEL, RICK

Managing Partner

Acorn Growth Companies

 

NEAL, LANE R.

Partner

Durbin, Larimore & Bialick, P.C.

 

O'CONNOR, CATHERINE

President

The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City

 

O'CONNOR, TIM

President

Central Oklahoma AFL-CIO Labor Council

 

OTTAWAY, CYNDA C.

Attorney

Crowe & Dunlevy

 

RAINBOLT, DAVID

Executive Chairman

BancFirst Corporation

 

ROBERTS, SARAH

Senior Program Officer

Inasmuch Foundation

 

ROGERS, KRIS

Director of Tax

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

 

ROPER, RANDY

Chief Credit Officer/First Executive Vice President

MidFirst Bank

 

SACHS, KELLY

OKC Market President

Commerce Bank

 

SAILOR, RODNEY

President & CEO

Enable Midstream Partners

 

SALYER, MEG
President & CEO

Accel Financial Staffing

 

SAMARRIPAS, NICK

Vice President - Commercial Lending

Arvest Bank

 

SANDERS, DR. JASON

Senior Vice President and Provost

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

 

SCHONACHER, BILL

President & CEO

IBC Bank - Oklahoma

 

SHINN, TAYLOR

Director, Ventures & Growth

Baker Hughes, A GE Company

 

SMITH, GREG

Site Director, Aerospace Systems

Northrop Grumman

 

SPICER, CHUCK

President & CEO

OU Medicine

 

STROH, KARLI

Metro Director Volunteer Services and Gift Shops

INTEGRIS Health

 

SYMCOX, LEE

President and Chief Executive Officer

First Fidelity Bank

 

TRAUSCHKE, SEAN

Chairman, President & CEO

OGE Energy Corp.

 

TRUONG, CINDY

District Judge

7th District Court

 

TURNER, CHRISTOPHER

President

The First State Bank

 

TURPEN, MIKE

Partner

Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

 

WHARTON, SHANE

Executive Vice President - Accounting & Administration

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

 

WHITE, TERRI

Commissioner

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

 

WILLIAMS, KATHY

Community Leader

 

WILLIAMS, ROY

President & CEO

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

 

WOOD, MARK

Managing Partner

Ernst & Young LLP

 

YOUNG, SR., GEORGE E.

Representative, District 99

Oklahoma House of Representatives