Mat Hoffman, X Games Founder & Pro BMX Biker – Anything is Possible

Anything is Possible Mat Hoffman embodies the true spirit of innovator.  An icon in the sport of BMX Freestyle, Hoffman invented more than 100 revolutionary tricks and is, without question, the greatest Vert-ramp rider in the history of the sport. Hoffman’s unparalleled accomplishments as a rider are equaled by his success in the business world.  […]

CONTINUE READING

Chuck Spicer – The New OU Medicine and Health Care in Oklahoma

Chuck Spicer, FACHE, is President and CEO of OU Medicine, Inc., Oklahoma’s only comprehensive academic health system. Spicer came to OU Medicine in 2005, first serving as CEO of OU Medical Center then The Children’s Hospital. When OU Medicine became a locally owned nonprofit academic health system on Feb. 1, 2018, Spicer assumed leadership of […]

CONTINUE READING

Russell Evans, OCU – Economic Forecast

  Russell Evans, Associate Professor of Economics, Exec. Director, Steven C. Agee Economic Research & Policy Inst. Economics & Finance Education Ph.D., Economics, Oklahoma State University B.S., Economics, Oklahoma State University Areas of Expertise Dr. Evans brings academic and business perspectives to his teaching and specializes in regional and fiscal economic forecasting, local analysis of […]

CONTINUE READING

Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room by Pat Rooney After reading about yet another college student protest effectively running off an invited speaker on campus, I was struck by the student’s response that any possible discipline being discussed of said students “would have a chilling effect on free speech and expression on campus.”  Notwithstanding the steeped irony, […]

CONTINUE READING

Greg Slavonic, Assistant Secretary of the Navy – The Navy Our Nation Needs

Gregory J. Slavonic was sworn in as the 18th Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs on June 11, 2018. He is responsible for the overall supervision and oversight of manpower and reserve component affairs of the Department of the Navy, including the development of programs and policy related to military personnel […]

CONTINUE READING

How Bad Can It Get?

How Bad Can It Get? By Ron Page Among those of an age to worry about grandchildren and future generations, I hear concerns about the direction of our country and our world. I share those concerns but in my attempt to contrast a grim future to the good times past, I discovered that by view […]

CONTINUE READING

Paycom: Transforming Oklahoma through Leadership and Technology

Chad Richison has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since he founded Paycom in 1998. He has also served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1998 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in August 2016. Mr. Richison began his career in sales with a national payroll and human […]

CONTINUE READING

10 Things I Love About Rotary

10 Things I Love About Rotary by Karen Wicker   February is the month of love, a time to share joy and appreciation with important people in our lives. There are countless reasons I love being a Rotarian, but here are the ones which immediately spring to mind. Rotary is a place where I can […]

CONTINUE READING

Retirement 101

Retirement 101 by Tisha Tate Garcia What does retirement mean to you?  Every American likely has their own definition of the word.  You may already be experiencing the phenomenon known as retirement, it may only be a fleeting thought because it is decades in the future or you may have “been there and done that,” […]

CONTINUE READING

An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Business Applications

Mark Nance, a native Oklahoman, serves as a Vice President and Chief Data Officer for American Fidelity. As CDO, he has primary responsibility for ensuring that data is leveraged as an asset, delivering both business value and competitive advantage.  Focusing on grass roots data initiatives centered on colleague engagement, actionable insight and using data to […]

CONTINUE READING
Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options