OKC VeloCity | Campaign volunteers make 25th anniversary of TRDC possible

Campaign volunteers make 25th anniversary of TRDC possible

By Kaylee Terracina / Events / September 24, 2018

Campaign volunteers revealed the total amount raised at an event on Aug. 9.

Thanks to its volunteers, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber concluded the 25th anniversary of its Total Resource Development Campaign on Aug. 9 by raising a total of $2,865,195. TRDC has been raising money to invest in the Oklahoma City community since the first campaign took place in 1994.

Campaign co-chairs Kristin Peck, Cox Communications, and Christopher P. Reen, the Oklahoman Media Company, led more than 100 volunteers during the campaign. The volunteers connected Chamber members with sponsorship and advertising opportunities that are available through the Chamber.   

“TRDC is all about connecting our members with resources for promoting their businesses, and that would not be possible without our amazing volunteers,” said Peck. “Our volunteers spent countless hours helping us reach our goals, and while we are impressed with the total, we are even more excited about the level of engagement that we saw among our Chamber members.”

At an event celebrating the successful conclusion to TRDC, Peck and Reen honored volunteers who made significant contributions to the campaign. Cindy Murillo with Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings received the Rookie of the Year award, an honor given to a rookie volunteer with the highest campaign production. The Ray Ackerman award, which recognizes volunteers who bring in the most new Chamber memberships during campaign, was given to Paul Pustmueller with Bank of Oklahoma. Laure Majors, Frankfurt-Short-Bruza Associates, was also honored as the 2018 TRDC Top Producer.

“Volunteers like Cindy, Paul and Laure exemplify the dedication of our TRDC participants,” Reen said. “The efforts of our volunteers directly impact the community and economic development undertaken by the Chamber in Oklahoma City.”

TRDC volunteers also gathered at the event to honor Brad Naifeh, a campaign leader who passed away in June. Naifeh was a longtime Chamber volunteer and former member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

“I had the pleasure of working with Brad on community issues for many years, and he was the type of person who never hesitated to speak up for what he believed to be right,” said Roy H. Williams, president and CEO of the Chamber. “Brad was one of our community’s most fearless leaders, and I know his legacy will inspire us for many years to come.”

Attendees of the Aug. 9 event gathered to raise a glass in memory of Brad Naifeh, a longtime Chamber and TRDC volunteer who passed away in June.

The sponsorships and advertising opportunities offered during the campaign allow the Chamber to produce quality events and publications for member companies and help support the Chamber’s work in economic development, government relations, education/talent development, community development and more. Peck and Reen will return to chair the 2019 campaign, which will mark the 26th year for TRDC.

Special thanks to the volunteers who made the 25th TRDC possible!

Laure Majors
Frankfurt-Short-Bruza Associates

Steve Barrymore
The Oklahoman Media Company

Diana Wall
Accel Financial Staffing

Maxine Freymiller

Chris Zach
BKD CPAs & Advisors

Hilarie Blaney
BancFirst Corporation

Vonnie Garner
Bank of Oklahoma

Karen Wicker

Clint Schwab
American Fidelity

Ronda Little

Jordan Jordanov
American Fidelity

Macay Brummal
Devon Energy Corporation

Erick Worrell

Jamie Winteroth
The First State Bank

Reed Downey
Reed Downey Life Insurance Agency

Susan Harkness
OGE Energy Corp.

Chad Niemann
Cox Communications

Cindy Murillo
Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings

Kelly Kay
YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City

Randy Lewis
OGE Energy Corp.

Bo Boshell

Nancy Lewis

Shirley Ellis
AT&T Oklahoma

Darcie Henderson
CrossFirst Bank

Melissa Barnett
Melissa Barnett, Realtor 

Barbara Anne
DeBolt & Associates, LLC

Craig Litle
BancFirst Corporation

John Riesenberg
Devon Energy Corporation

Joe Cardenas
Arvest Bank

Anne-Marie Funk

Pam Campbell
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, OKC Branch

Lindsay Clark
Bank SNB

Kyle McElvaney
IBC Bank

Krystal Harris
Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Donny Hector
MidFirst Bank

Deborah McAuliffe Senner
Allied Arts

Mike Rowten
A.K. Waters, Inc.

Jason Constable
AT&T Oklahoma

Steve Davis

Karen Kurtz
OGE Energy Corp.

Ryan Cross
Arvest Bank

Jim Stengle
OGE Energy Corp.

Mary Pointer
Republic Bank & Trust

Kirby Behenna
Enable Midstream Partners

Rae Rice
OGE Energy Corp.

Chris Kenney
American Fidelity Assurance Corporation

Cyndi Mullins
Waterford Properties, LLC

David Mayfield
David Mayfield CPA, PLLC

Kristi Spomer
Manhattan Construction Company

Paul Pustmueller
Bank of Oklahoma

Gunnar Hood
WSI Digital Marketing

Polly Fleet
Cox Business

Carolyn Bullard
JPMorganChase Bank

Jeff Napoliello
JE Dunn Construction Company

Carol Plemmons
United Way of Central Oklahoma

Tracy Blair
Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel & Spa

Amanda Bowen
Amalfi Investments

Jana Corwin
Cox Communications

Jon Bartel
Bank of Oklahoma

Jessica Clayton
First United Bank

Stacy Eads
Levant Technologies

Ron Witherspoon
Arvest Bank

Felicia Smith
Central Liquor Company

Lesley Martin
Continental Resources

Porter Cunningham
Oklahoma Financial Center, Inc.

Jay Smith
NBC Oklahoma

Billy Doyal
Billy Doyal / Shelter Insurance Co.

Mark Nance
American Fidelity

Robin Walker
Legacy Financial Advisors, LLC.

Steve Lunsford
OKC Entertainment and Events

Joe Acosta
Coverall of Oklahoma

Jennifer Seaton

David Howell
The ACE Family of Companies

Jim Segerstrom
FNB Community Bank

Katie Price
Bank of Oklahoma

Brad Willis
Brad Willis Insurance Agency

Kari Baker
Embassy Suites by Hilton - Norman

Jan Peery
YWCA Oklahoma City

Sherry Rice Rhodes
SSM Health Care of Oklahoma

Sundee Busby
Oklahoma Blood Institute

DeeDee DeVore
Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

Amy Scott
SandRidge Energy, Inc.

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