Maps 3 Update

Tom J. McDaniel became President of American Fidelity Foundation on September 1, 2011, after having served as President and Chancellor of Oklahoma City University from July 1, 2001 to August 31, 2011.  He retired as Vice Chairman and Director of Kerr McGee Corporation in 2000 and then served as President of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, […]

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The Rise of Sonic, and Life After

Clifford Hudson serves of counsel in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. As former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Sonic Corp., and as a member of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, Cliff’s nearly four decades of legal and business experience offers clients an array of business advisory counsel regarding corporate governance, board consulting, […]

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What Are We Doing About Criminal Justice Reform?

Panel Discussion Sue Ann Arnall, Tricia Everest, David Prater, Bob Ravitz Sue Ann Arnall is an energy industry veteran, where she achieved numerous milestones in crude oil transportation systems, and managed a successful commodity futures-trading portfolio for a midstream company that she founded. Ms. Arnall is the CEO for the Arnall Family Foundation, as well […]

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Oklahoma Humane Society: Becoming a Part of Downtown

In April, 2017, Dana McCrory took over as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society. As the leader of the Oklahoma’s largest non-profit animal welfare organization. Dana is dedicated to increasing the reach and effectiveness of the programs of OK Humane and leading the organization into the next decade. In […]

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Scissortail Park: Our New Central Park

Maureen Heffernan is the CEO/President of Park Management Company that oversees the management of Myriad Gardens Foundation and Scissortail Park Foundation.  These nonprofit foundations operate and manage the 15-acre Myriad Botanical Gardens and the 70-acre Scissortail Park in Oklahoma City which opened  September 27, 2019. She is a graduate of Fordham University in New York […]

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Capitol Hill: Revitalizing Our Community Through Rehabilitating Buildings

Steve Mason was the principal owner and president of Cardinal Engineering, Inc. from 1989 to 2014 until Cardinal was sold. Cardinal  provided civil engineering, environmental engineering, and surveying services and employed 92 people. His professional highlights at Cardinal included the OKC MAP’s projects, Project 180, the Myriad Gardens, midstream air pollution control, hundreds of miles […]

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Sports Agent: Pushover to Pioneer

Kelli Masters KMM Sports Pioneer. Speaker. Author. Recognized as one of the most influential women in sports business, Kelli Masters often hears, “You have a DREAM JOB.” But she chooses to inspire others not with her successes, but with her vulnerability, sharing not only the victories but also the battles and failures along the way. Kelli […]

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OU – Changes at the University of Oklahoma

Interim President Joseph Harroz, Jr. will speak on the increased number of students attending OU and how OU is excited about increasing Oklahoma’s future talent pool. Harroz will discuss OU’s growth in students, research and legislative support. How OU is the state’s flagship, public research university. OU’s commitment to being an economic catalyst, particularly in […]

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Aviation Alliance – Commercial Pilot Shortage and How it Will Affect You

Aviation Alliance – Commercial Pilot Shortage and How it will Affect You David M. Olive became the Executive Director of the Aviation Workforce Alliance in December, 2018. AWA is a non-profit organization comprising a cross-section of the entire aviation community – airports, airlines, flight schools and economic development agencies – to address the critical shortage of aviation […]

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Medical Marijuana: Weeding out the Myths

“Medical Marijuana: Weeding out the Myths” Scott Schaeffer, D.Ph., DABAT Managing Director and Clinical Instructor Oklahoma Center for Poison & Drug Information OU Health Science Center – School of Pharmacy Scott Schaeffer has been with the Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information since 1994 and currently serves as its Managing Director. Among his responsibilities […]

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Oklahoma City Fire Department: Changes & Best Practices

  Building a Premier Fire Department: Exceeding the Needs of the Community Fire Chief Richard Kelley The Oklahoma City Fire Department strives to be innovative and on the cutting edge of technology on how we provide services to the community. Our vision is to build a premiere organization that challenges the status quo and seeks […]

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Talking about the Tower; Everything is Changing

“Talking about the Tower; Everything is Changing” David Harlow, an Oklahoma City native, currently serves as CEO of BancFirst Corporation.  BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQGS:BANF) is parent to Oklahoma’s largest state-chartered bank with assets in excess of $7.6 billion and locations in over 50 Oklahoma communities. After receiving his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University, […]

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