Bob Funk

As Co- Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Express Employment Professionals, Bob Funk and the Express team reached record sales of $3.02 Billion and employed a record 500,002 people. Since awarding its first Express franchise in 1985, the staffing company has grown to more than 750 franchises with nearly 6,000 staff members in […]

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Hamid Biglari

“Iran: Cause or nation, opportunity or threat?” Hamid Biglari is currently a Managing Partner at TGG Group, a private firm that advises Fortune 100 companies on the transformational impact of behavioral science and big data analytics. Until 2013, Dr. Biglari was Vice Chairman at Citigroup. Du ring his 13 years at the institution, he held […]

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Refugee Crisis Disaster Relief

Dear all, I would like proudly to announce that the Rotarians did it again. We have gather the donation to the one in need and show to the world that Rotarians are there to help to the society. Find below translation of the brief that was all over Macedonia in many TV’s and news today: […]

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Karen Youngblood

Karen began her career in the printing and promotional products industry, eventually turning around an office set to close into record profitability. From there she spent five years working for Devon Energy Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, acquiring and building out facility space for a growing and fast-moving company. After her son was born, she left […]

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Devery Youngblood

Devery Youngblood’s life has known both failure and success.  His success has been noted through his leadership in launching one of America’s most successful downtown revitalization efforts and rebuilding the commercial district most damaged by the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Devery has been interviewed by and quoted in publications ranging […]

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David Blatt

David Blatt helped found Oklahoma Policy Institute in 2008 and became the organization’s Executive Director in 2010. David’s work involves conducting research, writing papers, and giving public presentations on state budget and tax policy, poverty, health care, and various other subjects. He writes a weekly column, Prosperity Policy, that appears in the Journal Record and […]

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Roy Williams

Roy became the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on January 1, 2004, after having served as Executive Vice President of Economic Development since mid-2002. Roy has held numerous executive leadership positions in Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development organizations in Texas, Arizona, Ohio and Oklahoma. Additionally, Roy was Partner, […]

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Stan Florence

On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office. Florence earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and Ethics at Mid-America Bible College […]

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Alice Azumi Iddi-Gubbels

  Alice Azumi Iddi-Gubbels Executive Director, PAMBE Ghana Alice was born in the small village of Bongbini in a rural area of northern-eastern Ghana, the first of 17 children in her family. She grew up in a traditional, tightly knit subsistence farming community where relationships and solidarity were paramount. Alice was among the first in […]

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Mike Brose

Mike has dedicated his life to the eradication of stigma and discrimination aimed at people affected by mental illness.  In 1993, Mike became the Association’s Executive Director at a time when the Association could only house 12 people, and Mike could count his staff members on one hand. Today, the Association owns and manages nearly 900 units of […]

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Burns Hargis

Burns Hargis was named the 18th President of Oklahoma State University and the OSU System in December 2007 and took office March 10, 2008. Hargis oversees one of the nation’s most comprehensive land-grant university systems with more than 36,000 students, 7,400 employees, and campuses located in Stillwater, Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Okmulgee. He has guided OSU to record […]

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Greg Arend and Marcia MacLeod

The energy industry faces several workforce gaps, some similar to the rest of the country, some more amplified.  The generational bubble created as Baby Boomers retire is causing an experience gap our nation has never encountered before.  We continue to struggle with equal leadership opportunities, remuneration (or compensation), and board representation for women.  We all […]

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