The Persimmon Group held an open house during Mayfest to showcase the new offices in the historic McFarlin Building in downtown Tulsa.
The event was hosted by Persimmon President and CEO Bill Fournet, right.
Citizens Security Bank Expands Services
Citizens Security Bank, headquartered in Bixby, has recently enhanced its wide range of customer services. In March of this year, in conjunction with Citizens Security Bank, Smith Barney, one of the world’s largest financial services firms, decided to establish an in-house consultancy at the bank’s Bixby headquarters. As a result of this arrangement, Smith Barney Financial Advisor Roger Littlefield now offices at the Bixby location enabling Citizens Security customers direct and personal access to Smith Barney’s variety of financial planning and advisory services.
SERVING CUSTOMERS: Postal Connections, 9524 E. 81st. St. Ste.B, is the first store of the national chain to be opened in Oklahoma.
Owner Bob Perry and Don Keys are available on a daily basis to serve customers. Postal Connections ships with all carriers, domestic and international, including DHL. They also offer Internet access, scanning, coping, faxing, laminating and binding. Perry says he tries to give his customers a “personal touch” by conducting business and still having fun at his store. For more information on Postal Connections, call (918) 254-0240 or visit www.postalconnections.com.
Crowne Plaza Displays $20 Million Renovation Progress
Tulsa’s Crowne Plaza Hotel welcomed media on Thursday, May 22, to preview its $20 million, in-progress hotel renovation. Set for completion by early fall 2008, every part of the hotel is being transformed into a modern, boutique-hotel space.
Superior Wood Floors Owner Chris Key, left, and employee Jamie Fixico are excited to be moved into their new showroom at 8166 S. Memorial Drive in the Echelon shopping center.
Investment Advisor Successful in Tough Market
Sid Shupack, founder and president of First State Investment Advisors, has a unique investment philosophy that has worked very well for his clients. Take Wal-Mart for instance. Shupack had his eye on Wal-Mart for 25 years but never bought its stock until 2005. According to Shupack, “I watched Wal-Mart go from the high $60s down to $50 in the first part of 2005. At that time their shares were earning $2.41. This year they’re earning $3.45 and sales have risen from $312 billion in 2005 to $374 billion in 2007.”
Business & People Notes
Brad White has joined Jackie Cooper Imports as a Porsche sales consultant. White has over 12 years experience in automotive sales. His most recent position was sales manager for Manhattan Jaguar. Prior to that, he worked for Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz, where he was also involved in Porsche and Aston-Martin sales.
Tulsa Airports, Like Airplanes, Come And Go
Editors Note: This is the 15th article in a multi-part series about the growth of the aviation industry in greater Tulsa and throughout the region. The series explores the many unique contributions made by Tulsans to what has become a major aspect of the area economy. The editors of GTR Newspapers want to acknowledge and thank the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and the Tulsa Historical Society for research assistance and the use of many of the historic photos that accompany these articles.
Crowne Plaza Shines in Downtown Revival
With the opening of the Bank of Oklahoma Center on the horizon, Tulsans are looking forward to the new luxury hotels that will, it is hoped and suspected, surround it soon.
Archstone Construction Providing Custom Services to Tulsans
Imagine a place where architects design their customers’ dream projects, builders work tirelessly to stay on budget and on schedule, and all the while attention to detail and client satisfaction remains top priority.
There was no lack of city officials, state officials and company officials to grab shovels when it came time to break ground for the expansion of the Sinclair refinery.
Tulsa Metro Chamber Pays Tribute to Small Businesses
The Tulsa Metro Chamber honored area small and emerging business award-winners at the 2008 Small Business Awards April 29 at the Marriott Southern Hills.
Number One Team
BEST PLACE: Edward Jones was recently voted the best large-sized company to work for in Oklahoma by OKCBusiness and the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa. Thirty companies in Oklahoma were chosen for the honor, 15 being small/medium sized businesses and 15 being large companies.
Reverse Mortgages Help Seniors
Reverse mortgages are a great financial tool for older citizens, says Dean DeVore, but it is one that is often misunderstood.
Devore, who represents Unity Mortgage, is anxious to talk to interested persons about whether or not a reverse mortgage might be a major answer to their financial situation.He says “reverse mortgage” is really a misnomer; it is really a home equity conversion mortgage. To talk to DeVore about the benefits of the plan, call (918) 521-2771.
Business & People Notes
Woodrum, Kemendo, Tate and Westemeir, PLLC announced new associates and a new staff accountant: Donald G. Byers, CPA, brings to WKT&W significant experience in representing clients with various IRS and state matters, tax research, planning and compliance, as well as business consulting. His responsibilities with WKT&W will include tax preparation and review. Most recently Byers was with Steven L. Wilson CPA. Prior to that he was tax manager for Gates & Associates. He has a B.S. from California State University Northridge.
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