Gentner Drummond was sworn in as Oklahoma’s 19th Attorney General on Jan. 9, 2023. Gentner’s law experience spans nearly 30 years and includes having served as an assistant district attorney in Pawnee and Osage Counties and as an attorney in private practice. In 1999, he founded the Tulsa-based firm, Drummond Law. In addition to his legal career, Gentner, a seventh-generation Oklahoman, has been a longtime rancher, banker and businessman.
A U.S. Air Force jet pilot during the Persian Gulf War, Gentner led the first combat mission of that conflict. One of the most decorated Oklahomans to serve in the Gulf War, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for “extraordinary achievement,” as well as three Air Medals and four Aerial Achievement medals.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from Georgetown University. Gentner and his wife Wendy have been married for 12 years and have a blended family of six children and five grandchildren.
Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Cliff received a B.A. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma after graduating from Heritage Hall. Branan is a licensed commercial real estate broker. In 1995, he started Branan Property Company which specializes in the sale and leasing of office properties.
Branan is proudly married to the former Connell Sullivan. They have two children, Ford and Langley.
He is also a member of the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club and the Gaillardia Country Club, The Lotus Club and the Committee of 100. Branan has volunteered with numerous charitable and philanthropic organizations. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Arts Council of Oklahoma City and the Board of Directors of City Arts Center. He is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, Class XVIII and the Tinker Air Force Base COMSTAR program.