Tulsa Entrepreneur: 80+ Most Influential Economic Developers

BetaBlox has only just recently launched in Tulsa, but we’ve been studying the economic development and Tulsa entrepreneur market for over two years.

Throughout this time, a lot of recurring names being mentioned as driving forces behind Tulsa’s entrepreneurial landscape. What follows is a list of the most influential people who support, or are themselves, entrepreneurs in Tulsa.

Judging criteria: each profiled business person must exemplify one or more of the following

-25%+ Equity owner of a company making an economic impact on the Tulsa region

-Founder/Leader/Financier/Board Member of an entity or program that makes being a Tulsa startup easier

-A beyond average service provider that almost exclusively specializes in ventures doing less than three million dollars in annual revenue

-The leader of a large company that was there when it was small, and now gives back their time to the next generation of Tulsa Entrepreneurs

-Influential in the world of education:

(a) paving the way for entrepreneurial inclusiveness for children interested in business/science/engineering/technology/math, or

(b) higher education with a focus on the development of intellectual property and innovative technology.

*In alphabetical order

Aaron Miller

Aaron Miller

Adam Teague

Adam Teague

Adrienne Kallweit

Adrienne Kallweit

Alex Golimbievsky

Alex Golimbievsky

Amy Bates

Amy Bates

Andy Kantola

Andy Kantola

Austin Roberts

Austin Roberts

Autumn Worten

Autumn Worten

Barry Davis

Barry Davis

Beth Downing

Beth Downing

Brad Post

Brad Post

Brian Paschal

Brian Paschal

Cal Morris

Cal Morris

Carlos Moreno

Carlos Moreno

Catherine deCamp

Catherine deCamp

Chase Curtiss

Chase Curtiss

Cheryl Lawson

Cheryl Lawson

Clay Clark

Clay Clark

Curtis Kline

Curtis Kline

Daniel Regan

Daniel Regan

David Humphrey

David Humphrey

Dave Short

Dave Short

David Greer

David Greer

Deedra Determan

Deedra Determan

Don Himelfarb

Don Himelfarb

Dustin Curzon

Dustin Curzon

Elizabeth Ellison

Elizabeth Ellison

Elliot Nelson

Elliot Nelson

Eric Kehmeier

Eric Kehmeier

Forrest Hull

Forrest Hull

George Louthan

George Louthan

Dr. Gerard Clancy

Dr. Gerard Clancy

Howard Barnett

Howard Barnett

Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson

Jason Martin

Jason Martin

Jim Holder

Jim Holder

Jim McGill

Jim McGill

Jinni Giltner

Jinni Giltner

Joel Kantor

Joel Kantor

John Brock

John Brock

John Dungan

John Dungan

John Schumann, MD

John Schumann, MD

Jonathan Conneely

Jonathan Conneely

Josh Peak

Josh Peak

Kathy Taylor

Kathy Taylor

Katie Spadoro

Katie Spadoro

Kayvon Olomi

Kayvon Olomi

Kent Shaffer

Kent Shaffer

Kersten Anderson

Kersten Anderson

Lee Brennan

Lee Brennan

Leigh Goodson, PhD

Leigh Goodson, PhD

Luke Crouch

Luke Crouch

Mark Lauinger

Mark Lauinger

Matt Scovil

Matt Scovil

Matt Villarreal

Matt Villarreal

Matthew Bristow

Matthew Bristow

Matthew Horten

Matthew Horten

Meredith Peebles

Meredith Peebles

Michael Tate

Michael Tate

Mike Partain

Mike Partain

Natalie Cagle

Natalie Cagle

Nathan Gilchrist

Nathan Gilchrist

Nicole Morgan

Nicole Morgan

Ntuna Ekuri

Ntuna Ekuri

P. Vincent LoVoi

P. Vincent LoVoi

Paula Marshall

Paula Marshall

Rania Nasreddine

Rania Nasreddine

Ron Hudson

Ron Hudson

Ross Faith

Ross Faith

Sanjay Meshri

Sanjay Meshri

Sarah Roe

Sarah Roe

Scott Phillips

Scott Phillips

Sergei Golimbievsky

Sergei Golimbievsky

Shannon Green

Shannon Green

Shannon Wilburn

Shannon Wilburn

Steadman Upham

Steadman Upham

Stephen Swift

Stephen Swift

Steve Cashon

Steve Cashon

Susan Neal

Susan Neal

Taylor Potter

Taylor Potter

Tim Bickers

Tim Bickers

Tim Paslay

Tim Paslay

Tom McCabe

Tom McCabe

Willie George

Willie George

Zac Carman

Zac Carman

Zac Lindsey

Zac Lindsey

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