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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.


Amada Alvidrez
Regional Retail Manager
Equity Bank

James Arati

Layla Bokhari
Senior Consultant
Steople Group, LLC

David Castillo
President and CEO
Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber

Angela Chambers

Joanne Davis
Executive Director
Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce

Cathering Graddy

Eran Harrill

Jason Holuby

Jennifer Jezek
York Electronic Systems, Inc.

Sada Joshi
Joshi Technologies International, Inc.

Scarlet Le-Cao
Executive VP and General Manager
Omega Investments, LLC

Charity Marcus

Ayla Medrano

Fred Mendoza

Wes Mitchell
Principal Consultant
Digital Convergence Consulting

Tiffany Nguyen
Founder and Executive Director
Camino Clinic

Pete Patel
President & CEO
Promise Hotels, Inc.

Sharina Perry
Utopia Genetics

Deemah Ramadon
CEO and Co-Founder
DBG Construction

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

Ed Sanchez
Lopez foods

James Sanchez
Director of Hispanic Banking
Regent Bank

Bailey Walker
American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Gary Woods
Sr. Executive Area Business Specialist
Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson

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