Trust Company of Oklahoma Announces Promotions
The Trust Company of Oklahoma has announced five internal promotions: Vice president, two assistant vice presidents, trust officer and investment officer.
Kathy King was promoted to vice president after 23 years with TCO. King served as assistant vice president from 2001 to 2008. King is a member of the Tulsa Estate Planning Forum.
Stacie Kuykendall was promoted to assistant vice president. Kuykendall joined TCO in 1989 and has been in banking since 1979. Prior to her promotion, she served as corporate administration officer and executive secretary.
Margie Chapman has been promoted to assistant vice president after 12 years of service. A former stockbroker, she earned her Series 7 and insurance license while employed for 10 years in the brokerage business. Chapman is a member of the Tulsa Estate Planning Forum.
Jennifer May has been promoted to trust officer after serving as an administrative assistant since joining TCO in 2002. May previously worked for the Bank of Oklahoma Trust Department in Institutional & Employee Benefits Department and is a graduate of the Cannon Trust School.
Corey Redington has been promoted to investment officer after joining TCO in February 2008. While completing his MBA at the University of Tulsa, Redington was awarded top honors in both the Oklahoma Governor’s Cup and the Tulsa Spirit Awards for his entrepreneurial efforts.
TCC Names Top Academic Officer
Ric N. Baser, Ph.D., was recently named vice president for academic affairs at Tulsa Community College. His duties will include the oversight of distance learning, financial aid, continuing education, grants, honors programs, academic deans and provosts.
Baser received an undergraduate degree in drama at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, a master of arts degree in speech/organizational communication and a doctorate of education from OSU. He previously served as vice president of academic affairs and vice president for student affairs at Rose State College in Midwest City.
TCC Dean Awarded for Excellence
Randy Dominguez, dean of distance learning for Tulsa Community College, was recently awarded the Oklahoma Distance Learning Association award for Outstanding Leadership in the field of Distance Learning. It is the ODLA’s top honor.
Dominguez has worked extensively with the State Regents for Higher Education and Oklahoma Higher Education Television Authority to promote the most effective use of technology in learning.
His efforts with Interactive TV Courses (ITV) include a program offering foreign languages to high schools across the state and work with high-definition video conferencing.
Lalli Named Producer of Integris’ Discover Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department has announced that Dino Lalli has joined the Integris’ Discover Oklahoma program as the show’s producer. Lalli will be filling the position formerly held by Shel Wagner before her promotion to executive producer. He will appear on-air alongside popular co-hosts Jenifer Reynolds and Ron Stahl.
Smith Heads New Verizon Wireless Region
Steve Smith, vice president of transition planning for Verizon Wireless, has been named president of the new South Central region, effective at the close of Verizon’s acquisition of Alltel.
Verizon created a new South Central region of operations to broaden support for the company’s existing customers and assets in several southern states. The region will be the company’s 21st region and the sixth region in the south area. In addition to Verizon Wireless territory, the region is made up of all assets related to Alltel in the states of Oklahoma and Arkansas, west Tennessee (Memphis and Jackson); and north Mississippi (Tupelo, Starkville, and Tunica).
OSUIT’s Newman Receives Computerworld Award
Computerworld, a leading technology industry news source, has selected Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology’s Dr. Scott Newman as one of its Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2009. This recognition honors the nation’s most innovative information technology executives.
Newman, who joined OSUIT in 2000, holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma, a master’s from the University of Oxford, and a doctorate from Oklahoma State University. He serves as chair of the institution’s Information Technologies Division.
Tulsa Chamber Names Senior VP of Economic Development
The Tulsa Metro Chamber’s president and CEO Mike Neal announced the selection of Jim Fram as the new senior vice president of economic development leading the Tulsa’s Future program. His selection is the result of a national search process led by Waverly Partners, regional business leaders, and Tulsa’s Future investors.
Fram serves as president and CEO of the Bartlesville Regional Chamber and the Bartlesville Development Corp., where he has facilitated the gain of more than 7,000 new jobs and more than $150 million in new capital investment during his 11-year tenure. Professionally certified in economic development, Fram has more than 22 years experience in economic development and chamber of commerce management and has served in senior management and CEO roles in chambers including the Little Rock Chamber and the Lincoln, Neb. Chamber.
Fram is scheduled to begin work at the Tulsa Metro Chamber on Monday, Feb. 2.
BOKF Announces Appointments and Promotions
BOK Financial Corp. has announced the following appointments:
Wilson Moy was appointed to vice president, Wealth Advisory Services manager, in the Trust division. Previously, Moy was employed with Fifth Third Bank.
Sandra Pevey was appointed to vice president, Special Assets manager III, in the Credit Administration division. Previously, Pevey was employed with The Rowland Group.
Chambers Named President of Muncie Power Products
Muncie Power Products has named Ray L. Chambers president and chief operating officer. Chambers joined the company in 2004 and has served as vice president, responsible for all plant operations at its Tulsa division.
Founded in 1935, Muncie Power Products, based in Muncie, Ind., supplies mobile power equipment and operates warehouse, distribution and manufacturing divisions in eight states.
Chambers has more than two decades of experience in multi-plant leadership. Before joining Muncie Power Products, he was vice president of manufacturing at Gear Products in Tulsa and director of operations for U.S. Marine, a Brunswick Co., in Claremore.
Chambers will maintain offices in both Tulsa and in Muncie.
TTCU Names Electronic Services Director
Tulsa Teachers Credit Union has named Barbara Holmes as electronic services director. She will have the primary responsibility for overseeing electronic services including ATM/check card services, ACH, payrolls, share drafts and member wires. The electronic services director is a new position that was created to further ensure the highest quality service for our members’ transaction accounts.
Holmes brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to this new position at TTCU. She has served other institutions managing call centers, member services, collections and tellers.

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