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Chair & Co-chairs

Annette Klososky

Co-Founder — Future Point of View

Jennifer Cummings

Director Oklahoma Market Executive — Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Kitti Asberry 

Executive Director — Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women

Sherry Dale

Founder — The Mettise Group

Trish Horn

Vice President/ Governance and Corporate Secretary — OGE Energy Corp

Vip keynote panelists

Pattye Moore

Fmr. President — Sonic Corp

Pattye Moore was the president of Sonic Corp. from January 2002 until October 2004. In that position, she was responsible for company store operations with 500 units, 2,500 franchise units, field services, operations services and marketing and brand development. During her tenure at Sonic, she also served as executive vice president, senior vice president, marketing and brand development and vice president of marketing and as a member of the Sonic Corp. board of directors from 2001 - 2006. Over the 12 years Moore was at Sonic, the company grew from less than $900 million in sales with 1,100 restaurants to over $3 billion in sales and over 3,000 restaurants.

Corporate Boards: ONEOK, ONE Gas 

Sam Combs

Former President — ONEOK Distribution Companies

Samuel Combs is an independent director and former Fortune 500 C-Suite executive with over 10 years of public board exposure. He is managing partner and chief executive officer of COMSTAR Advisors, a management advisory and private investment firm specializing in executive-level strategic leadership, operations, business development, and regulatory advisory services. Combs was the proxy-listed president of ONEOK Distribution Companies, the natural gas distribution segment of Fortune 500 diversified energy company ONEOK, Inc., a natural gas, and gas liquids provider of midstream services. As an independent director of First Fidelity Bank, a $2.1 billion financial services provider in Arizona, Colorado, and Oklahoma, Sam serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees and chairs their Governance Committee. He is a gubernatorial-appointed board trustee of Tulsa Community College, serves on their Finance, Risk, & Audit Committee, and is the past board chairman.

Corporate Boards: First Fidelity Bank

Sheila Talton

CEO — Gray Matter Analytics

Sheila Talton is an Innovative business and market builder with a solid track record fueled by expertise as a multi-faceted technology leader, "Big Data" strategist/business manager and specialist in emerging markets and global partner networks. Ms. Talton's pedigree includes significant tenures at many organizations that have pioneered the current technology environment (Cisco Systems, EDS, Ernst & Young) as well as founding a consultancy that was an early leader in communications network integration. Built significant businesses both within large enterprises and as independent start ups, as well as new markets for companies moving into emerging countries.

Corporate Boards: OG&E,  John Deere Construction

Cammie Dunaway

Chief Marketing Officer — Duolingo

Cammie Dunaway is the Chief Marketing Officer for Duolingo, the world’s most popular language learning app. Ms. Dunaway previously served as the U.S. President and Global Chief Marketing Officer of KidZania, an international location-based entertainment concept focused on children's role-playing activities. Ms. Dunaway also served as Executive Vice President for Nintendo, with oversight of all sales and marketing activities for the company in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Before joining Nintendo, Ms. Dunaway was Chief Marketing Officer for Yahoo! from June 2003 to November 2007. Ms. Dunaway has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. since 2014, and as a member of the Board of Directors for Planet Fitness since 2017.

Corporate Boards: Planet Fitness, Red Robin Gourmet Burger

Sheri Miksa

Fmr. President and CEO — Mazzio’s Pizza

Sheri Miksa is a 4-time CEO/President of franchised, Fast Casual Restaurant chains, including fresh Mexican grill concept Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. where she delivered record post-IPO results, seafood/chicken concept Boneheads, smoothies/juice/healthy snacks brand Robeks Fresh Juice & Smoothies, and Mazzio’s Pizza/Italian Eatery. Sheri is a 7-time Corporate Board Director for both public and private companies. Her experience includes Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. (then NASDAQ: RUBO), Robeks, and Boneheads (all while CEO), as well as Healthy Dining, Vita-Mix Corporation (where she also served on the Compensation Committee), and the Advisory Board of Safeway (then NYSE: SWY) Restaurant Group. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of CVCA Cardiac Care for Pets, the largest board-certified veterinary cardiology practice in the United States.

Corporate Boards: CVCA Cardiac Care for Pets,  GLEAM Network

Director coaches

Teresa Rose Crook

Executive Director Community Programs — Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Corporate Boards

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, SSM Oklahoma (St. Anthony’s Hospital) and BancFirst

Sandra Quince

Global Diversity & Inclusion Executive, Senior Vice President — Bank of America

Corporate Boards

Black Women Business Owners of America, City Year Board

Jacque Fiegel

Chairman — Prosperity Bank

Corporate Boards

Jack Henry & Associates, Coppermark Card Services

Cathy Tompkins

Fmr. CIO — Chesapeake Energy

Corporate Boards

Women’s Energy Network of Greater Oklahoma, Innate Intelligence

David Woods

CEO — Magellan Executive Partners

Corporate Boards

Leadership Oklahoma, The State Chamber, Oklahoma

Tricia Everest

Founding Chair — Palomar

Corporate Boards

Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center, YMCA

Avilla Williams

Vice President Clinical Services — INTEGRIS Health 

Corporate Boards

Citizens Bank of Edmond,  Economic Development Authority 

Victoria Woods

CEO — ChappelWood Financial Services

Corporate Boards

American Heart Association, Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women

Jill Castilla

President and CEO — Citizens Bank of Edmond

Corporate Boards

Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma, Citizens Bancshares

Meg Sayler

President and CEO — Broadway Realty

Corporate Boards

First Fidelity Bank, Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Lynn Flinn, CPA

Senior Vice President — The Rowland Group

CEO — Women’s Executive Board in Tulsa, OK

Corporate Boards

OKEthics, Civil Service Commission for the City of Tulsa

Susie Symcox

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer — First Fidelity Bank, N.A

Corporate Boards

University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Dana Weber

President & CEO — Webco Industries

leadership committee members

Sowmya Sridhar

President — Xyant Services

Tracy Conrad

Founding Partner — RadVine Consulting

Scott Brady

SVP Business Dev — Future Point of View

Dan Shuart

Senior Consultant — Future Point of View

Lesa Foster

Executive Director — American Cancer Society

Andrea Tucker

Sr. Financial Adv. — Merrill Lynch

Nikki Lingelbach

Financial Adv. — Merrill Lynch

Olena Lifset, CFA

Senior Vice President — Bank of America

Jamie D. Mayes

Senior Vice President — Bank of America

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