2017 Board of Directors
Chairman Debbie Lowery, Running Wild Catering
First Vice Chairman Craig Foster, LWPB Architecture
Second Vice Chairman Priscilla Cude, First Bethany Bank and Trust
Treasurer Steven Wade, Steven Wade CPA
Secretary Lawrence Ross, LMRoss, Inc.
Immediate Past Chairman Mike Crandall, Sandler Training
Carrie Burleson, Champion Hotels
Marla Mercer Cole, Mercer Adams Funeral Service
Kirk Jackson, Southern Nazarene University
Emily Kezbers, AllianceHealth Oklahoma
Ken Koch, Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Rose Lane, OKC Friday Newspaper
Stephanie Marie Laswell, Keller Williams Elite
Alicia Rankin, Lily Grass Flowers & Decor
Billie Rodely, Cassidy Financial Group
Jill McCartney – President/CEO
Working to help small businesses thrive in Northwest Oklahoma City is the mission of Jill McCartney. As the Chief Executive Officer of the Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber, she sets a vision and manages the operations for this organization that works to build a strong local community.
Having grown up in the area, she is a graduate of Putnam City Schools and the University of Oklahoma. She’s worked as a press secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington DC and over a dozen political campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as running a specialty gift store and managing projects for a retail designer. Having lived in DC, Dallas and Atlanta, she returned to Oklahoma in 2003, and worked for the Oklahoma Legislature for five years.
In late 2008 she took over the Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber, and guides them in advocating for small businesses, developing successful programs and meaningful relationships, and helping the community prosper.
Terrance Craft – Member Services & Development Coordinator and Marketing Specialist
With a strong background in communications, Terrance Craft joined the chamber as an intern specializing in Marketing & Communications. In January, he was named to a full time position as Member Services & Development Coordinator and Marketing/Communications Specialist.
Terrance has interned with State Rep. Jason Dunnington, The Nature Conservancy, and most recently, The Oklahoma Academy for State Goals. He is currently a Graduate student at the University of Oklahoma where he is getting his Master’s in Public Administration. Terrance received his Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma City University in Communications with a minor in religion.
With a passion for public policy and dedication toward positive communication, Terrance brings a unique skill set to the Chamber.
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