Effort to Bring WNBA to Tulsa

Investors and community leaders from Tulsa and Oklahoma City on Wednesday will officially announce their goal of bringing a WNBA franchise to Tulsa.
Oklahoma City businessmen Bill Cameron and David Box are the two lead investors.
Cameron is an owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, chairman and CEO of American Fidelity Assurance Co., and chairman of First Fidelity Bank. Box is president and CEO of Box Ventures. His company produces and promotes concerts around the country, has various real estate interests, owns the Greens Country Club inOklahoma City, and consults with business and venture capital groups.
WNBA President Donna Orender will be in Tulsa Wednesday. However, her attendance at the news conference is unconfirmed.
Tulsa investors will be introduced at the news conference. There will be an update on the effort to finalize capital. There will be an outline of what needs to happen to secure the franchise.



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