Our Support Team

Expanding or relocating to a new market demands insight and flexibility.

Our team of professional economic development specialists has worked with hundreds of corporate selection teams and site location consultants on a diverse blend of projects.

Your specialist will provide expert and confidential guidance to get your company up and running in Oklahoma.

Your guide to business services, workforce programs, incentives, demographics and more.
Evan Brown
Evan Brown
Site Selection Lead

Leadership + Support

Jennifer Springer
Jennifer Springer
Director, Business Development
Vicki Angell
Vicki Angell
Economic Development Specialist

Aerospace + Defense and ACES Program

The ACES program is a comprehensive approach to recruiting and retaining and expanding Oklahoma’s aerospace industry. 

Geoffrey Camp
Geoffrey Camp
State Director of Aerospace and Defense
Leshia Pearson
Leshia Pearson
ACES Program Manager
Brent Wright
Brent Wright, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.)
Aerospace & Defense Special Projects
Ryan Tillison
Ryan Tillison
Aerospace & Defense Recruiter

Automotive

An automotive team was established in 2020 due to economic factors that make Oklahoma a prime location for the automotive industry, including OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and tiered parts suppliers.

Sarah Short
Sarah Short
Foreign Direct Investment Manager
Tina Lindsay
Tina Lindsay
Economic Development Specialist

Energy

One of the state’s largest sectors, the Business Development team is targeting all subsectors of the energy industry.

Christopher Suttle
Christopher Suttle
Economic Development Specialist

Bioscience

As home to multiple research organizations, Oklahoma is poised to take advantage of current reshoring initiatives to further grow this industry.

Connie Lake
Connie Lake
Economic Development Specialist

Agriculture

One of the state’s largest industries, Oklahoma is positioned to be a leader in food processing and manufacturing.

Evan Brown
Evan Brown
Deputy Director, Business Development

IT/Distribution/Financial Services

Oklahoma’s central location, proximity to I-35 and I-40, and low cost of doing business make the state competitive in these industries.

Tina Lindsay
Tina Lindsay
Economic Development Specialist
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