For the second year in a row, the prestigious business publication, Forbes Magazine, has recognized Central Bancompany as one of America’s Best Banks in its annual review of the nation’s 100 largest financial institutions. Central Bancompany, a Missouri-based bank holding company, ranked 16th among the top one hundred in the Forbes 2011 survey. Central Bancompany is the parent bank to the Tulsa-based Bank.
The Tulsa Tech Board of Education, along with Superinten-dent and Dr. Kara Gae Neal, announce the addition of Brady McCullough to the school district administrative staff as a government relations specialist.
Actions taken before and after a disaster can minimize financial impact and lessen recovery time.
Congressman John Sullivan has introduced, H.R. 1039, legislation which makes permanent certain tax incentives for businesses located on former Indian lands and for companies who hire or increase the wages of enrolled Indian tribal members. Over two-thirds of the land in Oklahoma qualifies for the relief. Original co-sponsors of the legislation include the entire Oklahoma Congressional Delegation: Reps. Dan Boren, Tom Cole, Frank Lucas and James Lankford.
The author is the board president of the Tulsa Advertising Federation, and she was recently appointed as the area representative to the American Advertising Federation.
Associated Materials Incorporated has presented Burnett, Inc. with the “2010 Showroom of the Year Award” for outstanding presentation of AMI’s Preservation high-performance siding, windows and patio doors product line.
Three Tulsa companies are Blue Ribbon Winners, as announced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Whether it’s the result of mass layoffs during the economic crisis or just the ongoing pursuit of a dream, individuals continue to break from convention and take a chance on starting their own businesses. Entrepreneurship offers many advantages to those who want the freedom to chart their own course, but starting a business also means learning about the many changes on the tax front before taking the plunge.
The University of Oklahoma- Tulsa President Gerard Clancy, M.D., announced on Jan. 31 the creation of the Steven Landgarten Endowed Chair for Medical Leadership, which was recently presented to F. Daniel Duffy, M.D., Dean of the OU School of Community Medicine. The George Kaiser Family Foundation is funding the chair in honor of Tulsa physician Dr. Steven Landgarten for his years of service as a leader in Tulsa’s medical community.
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson (Doerner, Saunders), an Oklahoma-based law firm with offices in Tulsa, has completed a successful jury trial on behalf of its client Florida Gas Transmission Company (), which was awarded $82.7 million in damages recently in a Florida lawsuit.
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Derk Tenzythoff has been promoted to senior vice president, resource development, at the Tulsa Area United Way as announced by Mark Graham, president and . Since joining in 2002, Tenzythoff and his team of campaign executives and community volunteers have raised more than $209 million to help improve lives and build a stronger community. Tenzythoff works with and serves as the principal professional resource to the campaign chair and the 46-person campaign cabinet.
Leadership Oklahoma honored four state leaders at its annual Excellence in Leadership Gala at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.
The U.S. Small Business Administration () saw lending for two of its largest programs rise nearly 30 percent nationwide in its fiscal 2010, which ended Sept. 30. Likewise, Arvest Bank recently announced an increase in loans of 53 percent at the end of its fiscal 2010, which ended Dec. 31, over fiscal 2009.
D. Forrest Cameron, editor and publisher of the Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers, has received two major awards.
Dr. Cameron, whose Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Kentucky was entitled “A Study of Energy Communicators,” received the Energy Advocate of the Year for Journalism award from The Energy Advocates, which is given to individuals and corporations that make a difference in regard to the energy industry and/or energy policy.