Business and People Notes September 2021

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) announces Wayne Greene as its new region communications manager. He will transition into that role currently held by Stan Whiteford, who is retiring later this fall.
A highly respected journalist with more than 30 years of experience, Greene joins PSO from the Tulsa World, where he started in 1987 and served as editorial pages editor since 2014.
Prior to his latest role, Greene served 13 years as the World’s city editor and four at the World’s state Capitol Bureau in Oklahoma City.
Among his many awards and accolades, in 2016 Greene was named “the conscience of the community” by the Tulsa Regional Chamber, and in 2019 he was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.
​In his role at PSO, Greene will be primarily responsible for public and news media communications. 
“Wayne’s extensive involvement with our community and his knowledge base of how energy intersects with our customers every day makes him an excellent addition to our team,” said Tiffini Jackson, vice president of external affairs.
Greene is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Oklahoma and was a National Merit Scholar.
RCB Bank is pleased to announce that Richard Willhour III is now the market president of the Broken Arrow and Union locations.
Willhour has been the market president in Catoosa, Inola and Coweta for eight years and will retain his position in Coweta moving forward.
“I appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the Broken Arrow and Union team,” said Willhour. “The staff at both locations are highly effective bankers and have proven they can get the job done.”
Willhour is currently a school board member of Inola public schools and a board member for the Inola Education Foundation. He was also past president of the Inola Chamber of Commerce and the Oklahoma Banker’s Association.
“I’m looking forward to getting involved in the Broken Arrow community,” he said.
Willhour, his wife and two sons also manage a commercial cowherd. When he is not at the Bank, you will likely find him working cattle, fixing fence, hauling hay and fishing with his sons.
Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm, with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, announces the addition of Terence “Terry” Brennan to the Tulsa office in an Of Counsel position.  
“Terry makes a great addition to the team,” said Mike Cooke, Managing Partner for Hall Estill.  “His experience and depth of knowledge will allow him to provide excellent counsel to our clients across our practice areas.” 
Brennan practices in the areas of complex business and personal litigation, focusing on compliance and risk issues where he assists clients in a variety of areas, including oil and gas, business and personal torts, and environmental law. Licensed to practice in both Oklahoma and Wisconsin, he earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
The City of Broken Arrow has announced the hiring of Aaron McColloch as its new Communications and Media Relations Manager.
“The Communications and Media Relations Manager is the primary spokesperson for the City of Broken Arrow while managing the City’s Communications Divisions, which includes the City’s website, social media channels, newsletters, press events, media relations, and Cox Cable Channel 24” said City Manager Michael Spurgeon.
McColloch is an award-winning communications professional having spent more than 20 years in local news in the Tulsa TV market holding various positions including chief photographer, assistant news director, and digital director. He has won numerous awards from the Associated Press, Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, National Press Photographers Association, a Heartland Regional Emmy, three Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, and two National Edward R. Murrow awards.
McColloch is a life-long Oklahoman, born and raised in Tulsa. He has lived in Broken Arrow for the better part of the last 10 years. The Tulsa Police Foundation has hired Tiffany Egdorf as its new CEO.  
The foundation is a locally based 501 C-3 that serves to raise awareness and funds for the needs of the Tulsa Police Department that will benefit officers and citizens in the City of Tulsa. It is a joint effort between law enforcement and the citizens of Tulsa to enhance the safety and security of each.
Current TPD Foundation Chairman and TPD Foundation Founder Roger Chasteen will be resigning from the board effective July 8, 2021. 
Egdorf most recently served as president & CEO of Lindsey House. During her 10 years with the organization, she started and directed multiple programs, expanded the organization and empowered families to flourish.
She was responsible for overall agency direction at Lindsey House, including a capital campaign, new building construction, fundraising, advocacy and managing external relationships and collaborations. 
She has a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma City University, a Master of Arts from Phillips Theological Seminary, and a Masters’ Certification from the University of Tulsa. 
Egdorf is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa Class 53, Thrive Class 1, and the Rotary District 6110 Leadership Academy. She is on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Tulsa and Leadership Tulsa. Most importantly, Egdorf is a life-long Tulsan and loves being a part of the Tulsa community.
Regarding the new position, Egdorf said, “It is my honor to serve in this role and expand the reach of the Tulsa Police Foundation for the betterment of our community. I embrace our mission to raise funds and awareness for the Tulsa Police Department, while working to create stronger relationships between our law enforcement personnel and the citizens of Tulsa.”