Leadership Oklahoma City announces the members of LOYAL Class VIII. LOYAL (Linking Oklahoma City's Young Adult Leaders) is a program targeting young people ages 23 to 35 who are beginning their civic careers.
Class sessions focus on community-building skills such as board management, fundraising, special event management and group dynamics. Sixty class members were selected from more than 150 applicants.
LOYAL Class VIII members
Amy Anderson, American Legislative Exchange Council, Civil Justice Task Force director and OK Membership contact.
Wes Anderson, Bank of Oklahoma, assistant vice president.
Matt Bjork, Bodine Elementary School, Teach for America, special-education teacher, children with emotional disorders.
Kristy Blosch, Allied Arts, manager of marketing, public relations and events.
Rachel Bradley, Department of Wildlife Conservation, information and education specialist.
Peter Breninger, Frankfurt Short Bruza Associates, intern architect.
Cameron Brewer, city of Oklahoma City, management and budget analyst.
Stephanie Buettner, University of Oklahoma, associate director, prospective student services.
Matt Cagigal, Chesapeake Energy Corp, senior supervisor — land administration.
Mallory Cantrell, Youth Services for Oklahoma County, SKIL outreach advocate.
Allison Chandler, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, assistant general counsel.
Jennifer Christian, Durbin, Larimore & Bialick, P.C., associate attorney.
Brooke Coe, Chesapeake Energy Corp, community relations specialist.
Krista Collier, Parker + Lynch, executive recruiter.
Porter Cunningham, Swanda Brothers Inc., project analyst.
Chad Dayton, MidFirst Bank, assistant vice president, commercial lender.
Jill DeLozier, Downtown OKC Inc., marketing director.
Lauren Dennison, OKC Beautiful, events manager.
Alicia Dobey, Department of the Interior — Bureau of Indian Education, program assistant.
Kelley Dowd, Cytovance Biologics, downstream manufacturing specialist.
Jed Ferguson, Bank of Oklahoma, assistant vice president of corporate banking.