Our Trusted Leaders

The United Way of Central Oklahoma 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. These individuals are 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 complete list of our 2020 Board of Directors and Trustees.

2020 Officers of the Board

Chairman of the Board
Jim Couch
Retired City Manager

Chair Elect
Sherri Lance
Gaming Capital Group

Secretary
Chris Anoatubby
The Chickasaw Nation

Assistant Secretary
Lane R. Neal
Durbin, Larimore & Bialick, P.C.

Treasurer
Matt McGuire
Parallel Advisors

Assistant Treasurer
Rick McCune
Grant Thornton LLP

2020 Committee Chairs

Administration Chair
David Harlow
BancFirst Corporation

Audit Chair
Jennifer Grigsby
Ascent Resources, LLC

Campaign Co-Chair
Judy Love
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Campaign Co-Chair
Mike Turpen
Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

Communications & Events Chair
Hillary Farrell
Ackerman McQueen

Community Investment Chair
Jean C. Leger Jr.
OGE Energy Corp.

Ethics Chair
Cynda Ottaway
Crowe & Dunlevy

Human Resources Chair
M.T. Berry
City of Oklahoma City (Retired)

Investment Chair
Mark Wood
Ernst & Young LLP

Labor Chair
Jim Curry
Oklahoma State AFL-CIO

Nominating Chair
Ed Martin
Ackerman McQueen

Research & Community Initiatives Chair
Nick Samarripas
Arvest Bank

Strategic Growth Chair
Shane Wharton
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.