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Minority Business Council

The Governor’s Minority Business Council was established in March 2019 by Governor Kevin Stitt and Sean Kouplen, Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development, to help make Oklahoma a more inclusive and attractive business environment for people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. The council is the first of its kind in Oklahoma history.

Governor's Minority Business Council


The Governor’s Minority Business Council of Oklahoma grows its diverse communities with a Global perspective to move Oklahoma forward.

Oklahoma Minority Business Survey

Share your ideas with the Governor’s Minority Business Council and the Oklahoma Department of Commerce about how the state can better serve the minority business community.

Survey responses are anonymous. Survey results will be viewed by GMBC members and Commerce employees and will be used to develop strategies to help minority businesses thrive in Oklahoma.


Bailey Walker
President, American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Layla Bokhari
Consultant, Steople Group, LLC

Scarlet Le-Cao
Co-Founder, Modern Touch by Omega, LLC

David Castillo
President, Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Eran Harrill
President, The Black Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Oklahoma City, Limited

Jennifer Jezek
President, York Electronic Systems, Inc.

Sada Joshi
President, Joshi Technologies International, Inc.

Amada Alvidrez
President, Equity Bank

Charity Marcus
Avenu PR, LLC

Fred Mendoza

Ayla Medrano
American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Tiffany Nguyen
Founder and Executive Director, Camino Clinic

Pete Patel
President & CEO
Promise Hotels, Inc.

Gee Rios
General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City North Quail Springs

James Sanchez
Director of Hispanic Banking, Regent Bank

Wes Mitchell

Angela Chambers

Deemah Ramadon

Ed Sanchez
President, Lopez foods

Jason Holuby

Sharina Perry

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