The Oklahoma Business Roundtable, at their recent annual meeting in Tulsa, elected Brenda Rolls, Frontier Electronic Systems, Stillwater, as the Chairman of the organization for 2019-2020. The Oklahoma Business Roundtable was founded in 1991 and serves as the state’s key economic development support organization. The non-profit business group works to promote new jobs and investment in Oklahoma through business expansion, start-up and recruitment efforts. There are approximately 160 member companies. Rolls commented, “The Oklahoma Business Roundtable provides a window into the strong, thriving business community in Oklahoma, and a broad perspective on the trajectory of economic enterprise in Oklahoma and I am proud to be involved.”
Other Officers elected for the upcoming year are: Chairman-Elect/ Vice Chairman, Chris Scully, Dell Technologies, Oklahoma City; Secretary/Treasurer, Steve Hendrickson, The Boeing Co., Tulsa; and Immediate Past Chairman, Governor Bill Anoatubby, The Chickasaw Nation, Ada
New members elected to the Board of Directors are: Joseph Cunningham, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Tulsa; John Patrick Lopez, Lopez Foods, Inc., Oklahoma City; and Dave Stewart, MidAmerica Industrial Park, Pryor.
Continuing on the Board of Directors are: Mita Bates, Ardmore Development Authority, Ardmore; Scott Dewald, Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc., Durant; Dave Kollmann, Flintco, Tulsa; and Chad Richison, Paycom Software, Inc, Oklahoma City.
Ex Officio members are: Fred Morgan, The State Chamber of Oklahoma; Mike Neal, Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce and Roy Williams, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.
Ann Ackerman serves as President & CEO of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable.