Advancing Oklahoma is a joint partnership of five leading nonprofit organizations:

Who should attend:

Advancing Oklahoma is open at no charge to members of the five partnering organizations. Its goal is to arm Oklahoma leaders with the knowledge, tools, resources, and motivation to lead discussions and enact positive change in their communities, workplaces, and social networks.

Program Committee:

Program content is being developed and driven by a diverse group of committed professionals from across the state. They include:

  • Chris Benge, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (Tulsa)
  • Dr. Andrea Benjamin, University of Oklahoma (Norman)
  • John Bobb-Semple, Sharecare (Shawnee)
  • Tiffani Bruton, Cox Communications (OKC)
  • Janetta Cravens, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKC)
  • Moises Echeverria, Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (Tulsa)
  • Melissa Gilliland, Matrix Service Company (Tulsa)
  • Stephen Greetham, Chickasaw Nation (OKC, Ada)
  • A.J. Griffin, Paycom (OKC)
  • Tiffani Jackson, PSO (Tulsa)
  • Courtney Jordan, U.S. Attorney’s Office (Tahlequah, Tulsa)
  • Cordney McClain, University of Oklahoma (Norman)
  • Daniel Pae, State House of Representatives (Lawton)
  • Sandra Quince, Bank of America (Tulsa)
  • Adam Soltani, Council for American Islamic Relations (OKC)
  • Jabar Shumate, Urban League (OKC)
  • Justice Waidner, ONEOK (Tulsa)
  • Krystal Yoseph, Konjo Concepts (OKC)


Kate Perkins