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Our Team

Leadership

Scott Mueller
Scott Mueller
Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development

Scott R. Mueller is Oklahoma’s 11th Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development and the Managing Member of 313 Holdings, LLC, the family office he founded in 2016. As Secretary, Scott oversees the economic, community and workforce development efforts for our state.

Brent Kisling
Brent Kisling​
Executive Director of Commerce

Brent Kisling is the Executive Director of Commerce. He has an extensive background in economic development. Before taking on his leadership role at Commerce, Brent was Executive Director of the Enid Regional Development Alliance for nearly 10 years.

Site Selection + Business Expansion

Jennifer Springer
Jennifer Springer
Director, Business Development
Evan Brown
Evan Brown
Deputy Director, Business Development

Business Recruitment

Vicki Angell
Vicki Angell
Economic Development Specialist​
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Jimmy Cagle
Automotive Director
Connie Lake
Connie Lake
Economic Development Specialist
Tina Lindsay
Tina Lindsay
Economic Development Specialist
Martin Roberts
Martin Roberts
Incentive Specialist
Sarah Short
Sarah Short
International Relations and Foreign Direct Investment Coordinator
Christopher Suttle
Christopher Suttle
Economic Development Specialist
Sierra Simpson
Sierra Simpson
Agriculture Recruiter

Aerospace + Defense and ACES Program

Geoffrey Camp
Geoffrey Camp
State Director of Aerospace and Defense
Leshia Pearson
Leshia Pearson
ACES Program Manager
Makila Fields Commerce
Makila Fields
ACES Program Coordinator
Leshia Pearson
ACES Program Manager

Oklahoma Film + Music Office

Tava Sofsky
Tava Maloy Sofsky
Director of OF+MO

Regional Development Team

Ray Little
Ray Little
Director, Business Retention & Expansion/ Central Region
Steven Bratcher
Steven Bratcher
Southwest & South Central Region

Legislative

Brent Wright
Brent Wright, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.)
Legislative Liaison

Marketing + Media Relations

Amy Blackburn
Director, Marketing & Communications

Your Small Business + Startup Team

Ken Talley
Ken Talley
Small and Minority Business Specialist
Cathy Curtis
Cathy Curtis
Small Business Incubators / Women-owned Business Certifications

International Relations

Christy Busch
Christy Busch
International Protocol Officer

Community Development

Marshall Vogts
Marshall Vogts
Director, Community Development

Main Street

Buffy Hughes
Buffy Hughes
State Main Street Director

Research

Jon Chiappe
Jon Chiappe
Director, Research & Economic Analysis Services
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