Greater Tulsa Reporter
NATIONAL RECOGNITION: Recently, U.S. House of Representative for the 1st District of Oklahoma Jim Bridenstine, center, congratulated Tulsa-based CCK Strategies, a tax and accounting specialty firm, for being selected the “#1 Midsize Accounting Firm to Work For in 2014” by industry trade journal Accounting Today. Standing with Bridenstine are Jeff Frable, left, with CCK Strategies, and company co-founder John Curzon.Read More
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum, D.O., has announced several changes to her executive leadership team:
William Pettit, D.O., will be promoted to provost of OSU Center for Health Sciences and senior associate dean of academic affairs for OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine; Johnny Stephens, Pharm.D., will be promoted to chief operating officer; Robin Dyer, D.O., will serve as associate dean for academic affairs; Kent Smith, Ph.D., will be associate dean for the Office for the Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science.
Merriam Webster defines a habit as, “A usual way of behaving: something that a person does often in a regular and repeated way.”
Everyone develops habits, and most likely, a lot of those habits are formed at an early age.Read More
Edible Arrangements is expanding in greater Tulsa after recently coming under new franchise ownership.
“We’re excited to continue growing in the community,” says Natalie Hawkins, Brookside store manager and area company trainer. She encourages customers who may have had a negative past experience, when the company was under different ownership, to give Edible Arrangements another try.Read More
Employees of Tulsa Federal Credit Union (Tulsa FCU) volunteered with Junior Achievement of Oklahoma (JAOK) to teach financial literacy to the residents at the Tulsa Boys’ Home.Read More
The American Advertising Federation-Tulsa awarded Susan Bramsch with its Silver ADDY lifetime achievement award at the 48th annual American Advertising Awards (ADDY48) on Feb. 21 at the Tulsa Zoo. Robert Billings received the EDDY award for a commitment to the advancement of advertising and dedicated support of AAF-Tulsa.Read More
Rocky Novak, managing director, and Jeff Kling, chief creative officer, of the nationally-recognized Fallon Advertising Agency in Minneapolis will be the featured speakers at the annual spring event sponsored by The Ad Program at The University of Tulsa.Read More
TULSA BOAT SHOW: The 2015 Tulsa Boat, Sport and Travel Show took place Feb. 2-8 at the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square, with an increased attendance of 21 percent over last year, says Jennifer Maricle, show manager. Standing with Maricle is Kevin McClure, of Grand Lake Boat Sales. Preparations for next year’s 60th anniversary show are already underway, to be held Feb. 1-6, 2016.Read More
A new state-of-the-art golf and entertainment venue has planted roots at the RiverWalk Crossing in Jenks. FlyingTee, a high-tech golf and family entertainment center unveiled its new brand and marketing campaign at a press conference Feb 17 at RiverWalk Crossing.Read More
Arvest Bank announces that Kim Adams, private banking manager and senior vice president of Arvest Bank-Tulsa, has been named the sales manager of Arvest Bank-Tulsa.Read More
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has begun full deployment of its Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) across its 30,000-square-mile service territory. The replacement of more than 520,000 existing meters with new AMI meters is expected to take through 2016 to complete.Read More
Those eagerly anticipating the opening of Costco may only have to wait until the 2015 holiday season.
Steve McArthur, real estate consultant for Costco, says that the company hopes, barring weather delays, that the club warehouse will open in the fall. “However, if we can’t open by Nov. 1, we will push it into next year,” he says.Read More
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has signed a Training Program Development and Deposit Agreement with Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC). Spartan is reserving the first 20 “Sun Flyer” delivery positions and is to help develop a complete training system for the “Sun Flyer” solar-electric training aircraft being developed by AEAC.Read More
The Tulsa Regional Chamber welcomed Alan Armstrong, president and CEO of Williams, as its 2015 chair of the Board of Directors at its annual meeting, held in January, where 1,400 business leaders, elected officials and citizens met to hear Armstrong speak about the chamber’s 2015 initiatives.Read More
Editor’s Note: The Greater Tulsa Economic Report is a monthly column written by various area Chamber of Commerce and other business representatives. Additional columns will feature reports from Broken Arrow, Bixby, Jenks, Hispanic and Greenwood Chambers of Commerce, as well as from the Tulsa Regional Chamber and other greater Tulsa areas.Read More