Greater Tulsa Reporter
Familiarity breeds content.
Few things in downtown Tulsa are as familiar as Billy’s On the Square.
Even fewer things breed the contentment of savoring Billy’s signature Theta burger.Read More
Tulsa-based First State Investment Advisors has been providing Tulsa families with portfolio management and investment expertise since 1971. The firm’s approach to investing and its focus on personalized client service has established First State Investment Advisors as a trusted and consistently successful investment firm with a loyal client roster.Read More
DREAMING AND DOING: Honoring Oklahoma’s Emerging Manufacturing Leaders at the recent Dream It Do It Kick-Off Breakfast at the Tulsa Tech Lemley campus are, from left, Joe Genet, Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance; Dr. Steven Tiger, Tulsa Tech; Stephanie Cameron, OK2Grow/Dream It Do It Oklahoma, and Phil Albert, Pelco Structural.Read More
The 24th Annual Energy Policy Conference (IEPC) – Roundtable/ Summit was held Aug. 11 at the Renaissance Hotel in Tulsa. The roundtable was hosted by IEPC, the Energy Advocates and the Master of Energy Program at the University of Tulsa. I served as the moderator of the roundtable.Read More
On August 18, ABC of Oklahoma celebrated their success with an official Mortgage Burning Ceremony. The organization has worked hard to develop their association and have managed to pay off the mortgage to the building.Read More
The Rupe Helmer Group has announced the completion of the Golden Dragon Taekwondo building located at 91st Street and Memorial Drive in Tulsa. Rupe Helmer Group served as general contractor and NAI Rupe Helmer assisted the owner, Master Seo, with the leasing of part of the building.Read More
Newton Box, owner of Slim Haney Machining, and his wife Patricia are happy as they cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the success of the company, which has been in business for 54 years. The company has been in its current facility for 10 years and celebrates a milestone of breaking $10 million in sales. Also attending the event were members of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, representatives from Congressman Bridenstine’s office, and employees, suppliers and customers.Read More
From left, Paul Sorrentino, owner of restaurant and bar Roosevelt’s; Lelia McCoy, executive vice president and board member with Valley National Bank; and Duane Phillips, owner of 1551 Cherry Street, stand in Roosevelt’s in July. The restaurant opened in August and is located in the newly-constructed building at 1551 Cherry Street with two other restaurants. Valley National Bank provided the funding for the project.Read More
Tulsa City-County Library CEO Dr. Gary Shaffer announces that the Tulsa Library Trust has hired Sarah Jane Gillett as its new executive director. The Tulsa Library Trust serves as the foundation, or 501©(3), for the Tulsa City-County Library.Read More
In July, a new building was completed on Cherry Street near Trenton Avenue, which now houses three new restaurants.
Building owner Duane Phillips partnered with Valley National Bank for the $6.5 million project. The 22,000-square-foot building sits on 1.5 acres with a 150-space parking lot behind the building.Read More
For the fifth year, Bailey Medical Center of Owasso has been named one of the “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. Bailey Medical Center is one of only three Oklahoma health care organizations on the 2016 list.Read More
While drones may be in their infancy, with a long way to go in industry regulation and general consumer understanding, many individuals and businesses have been eager to jump into the front lines of this new technology.Read More
Sticking to its downtown roots, but expanding into its own headquarters, Jackson Technical has broken ground for an 18,878 square foot new office building and training center in Downtown Tulsa. This will be a major expansion for the IT services company including additional employees, a training center and venue for hosting outside industry groups with access to state-of-the-art AV equipment and ample parking.Read More
BOK Financial has announced that Marty Grunst has been named chief risk officer (CRO) effective Aug. 1. Grunst has served as treasurer of the company for seven years. In his new role, he will report to president and CEO Steve Bradshaw and serve on the company’s executive leadership team, which drives overall strategy for the organization.Read More
BetaBlox, one of the largest startup incubators in the Midwest, is teaming up with the Oklahoma Innovation Institute (OII) to bring their successful entrepreneurship program to Tulsa. BetaBlox is a startup accelerator that helps early-stage entrepreneurs quickly build their business though coaching on lean startup models, modern customer acquisition channels and raising investment funds.Read More