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Tyler Carson / Integrated Payment Services

Tyler was raised at Grand Lake in Grove, Oklahoma where he grew up playing golf at Shangri-La. He earned his under graduate degree from the University of Tulsa. Alongside his business partner Dave Miley, Tyler has been Managing Partner at Integrated Payment Services since January of 2018. Continue reading

Allan Trimble / Trimble Strong Foundation

Allan Trimble was born and raised in Cleveland, Oklahoma. He credits his home town for instilling in him the tough lessons of patience, persistence and determination. Though his first love was baseball, Trimble grew into an excellent football player, and would eventually become the greatest large school, high school football coach in Oklahoma’s history. Continue reading

Lou Hofmeister / Kumon Math & Reading Center of South Tulsa

Lou Hofmeister is the owner and instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Tulsa – South located at 91st and Yale.  Kumon is a supplemental education program celebrating 60 years in 2018.  Continue reading

Marc Chastain / Rib Crib BBQ

Marc Chastain graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1983 and later earned his designation as a Certified Public Accountant. After several years in public accounting he joined The Rib Crib BBQ, Inc. in 1997 as its controller. Continue reading

Dr. Scott Reid / Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates

Dr. Reid is a native of Tulsa, graduating from Jenks High School in 1997. After completing undergraduate and medical training at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Reid spent 10 years serving our country in the US Army Medical Corp. During this time, he served as Chief of Orthopaedics, Irwin Army Community Hospital, Ft. Riley, Kansas and as Chief of Orthopaedics for the 2nd Forward Surgical Team of the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Orgun-e Afghanistan. Continue reading

Gordy Guest / Cyntergy

I am incredibly proud of what Cyntergy has become – both as a professional service firm and as a part of the Tulsa community. Over the years, many have verbalized an “IT” factor about Cyntergy. Defining “IT” is impossible, but after 19 years, I am confident of this: we are different…and that is a great thing! This difference allows Cyntergy to build long-lasting, personal relationships with our customers and employees and provide them with a unique experience they don’t receive with other A+E firms. My passion is to nurture this uniqueness and focus on authentic relationships as the foundation of our business. Continue reading

Garrett Mills / Rib Crib & Society Burger

Born in raised in Tulsa, Garrett Mills is the Vice President of Strategy at Rib Crib and most recently led the development of their new concept, Society. His previous work experience includes both time as a small business owner (Pure Barre franchisee) and time with a Fortune 100 company (Investment Management for Goldman Sachs). Continue reading

Steve Easley / Mengi

Steve Easley is the Director of Development for Cowen Construction.  Cowen has been constructing some of the finest buildings in the Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma area since 1896.  Continue reading

Teresa Moyer & Jessica Sprenkel / StudiOne Yoga & Fitness

Teresa is a Registered Yoga Teacher 200 hour through Yoga Alliance and an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.  Her yoga practice began in January 2014, where she was instantly hooked as she enjoyed the physicality of doing yoga postures.  Since her first class, yoga has enhanced her strength, mobility, flexibility, and discipline. Continue reading

Tyler Condry / Sundance Office

Tyler Condry is the Marketing Director at Sundance Office, a family owned office supplier providing next-day free delivery that has diversified into janitorial products, furniture, breakroom and promotional products.Tyler has grown up in his parent’s business and watched it grow from a small “mom & pop” business to the largest Oklahoma-owned office supplier. Continue reading