Martha Burger is the 18th president of Oklahoma City University. She is a former executive in the energy industry and served as Senior Vice President – Human and Corporate Resources at Chesapeake Energy Corporation. She also served the company as Treasurer and Corporate Secretary.
During her tenure at Chesapeake, the company grew from less than 100 employees to over 13,000 and was recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S. from 2008 until 2013. She was instrumental in creating and sustaining the company’s vibrant, unique and nationally recognized culture.
Martha is extremely active in civic and professional organizations as well as statewide initiatives. She has a long history with Oklahoma City University, earning her MBA from OCU in 1992 and joining the Meinders School of Business Oklahoma Commerce and Industry Hall of Honor in 2011. She served as a trustee and chair of the university’s Audit and Finance Committee. She also received an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters in 2012.