Board of Directors

The Board of Directors represents all sectors of the manufacturing economy:

  • Directors representing small to medium-sized manufacturing companies
  • Directors representing large corporations
  • Directors representing manufacturing service providers

The chief executives or their designees of:

  • Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology
  • Oklahoma Department of Commerce
  • Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education


Chairman of the Board
Richard Cornelison, OG&E, Oklahoma City

Vice-Chairman of the Board
Scott Ritz, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Tulsa

Pamela Amburgy, Arvest Bank, Tulsa

Class S Directors (Manufacturers)
Lee Eslicker, D&L Oil Tools, Tulsa
Kent Foster, CNI, Filtra Systems, Marietta
Stuart Powell, Cookshack, Ponca City
Steve Parduhn, Pelco Products, Edmond
Jack Presley, Ram Jack, Ada

Class L Directors (Large Companies)
Jamie Mayes, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Tulsa

Associate Directors (Service Providers)
Russ Farthing, Logos Staffing International, Tulsa
Mark Lauinger, i2E, Oklahoma City
Dr. Jeanie Webb, Rose State College, Midwest City

Public Sector
Michael Carolina, Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology
Tony Hutchison, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Dr. Marcie Mack, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education
Tina Lindsay, Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Legal Counsel 
Luke A. Bomer, Johnson & Jones, P.C., Tulsa

Federal Liaison
Gary Thompson, NIST/MEP


The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is guided by a vibrant board of directors composed of industry leaders from across the state. Pictured: SMD in Oklahoma City