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Oklahoma business brief for Jan. 22

Oklahoma business brief for Jan. 22
Published: January 22, 2013


Realty exec joins Chamber board

The chief executive of the Oklahoma Association of Realtors recently was added to the board of directors for The State Chamber of Oklahoma. CEO Lisa Noon is one of more than 150 business leaders from across the state on the board. “I am honored at the opportunity to serve on the State Chamber's board of directors,” Noon said. “I look forward to being a part of the team and forming the partnerships needed to represent the real estate industry's interests at the state Capitol.” Chamber President Fred Morgan said Noon will bring a unique skill set to the board. “We are excited to have the opportunity to bring our state's business leaders together to make sure that everyone's interests are being represented at the state capitol, that's our job, and with Lisa's help I'm confident we will continue to be successful at it,” Morgan said.

Contractors elect officers

Rich Horrocks, of Manhattan Road and Bridge, will lead the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors for 2013. Horrocks recently was elected president of the association's board, with Rod Abbott of Sherwood Construction Co. Inc. as vice president and Ray Feightner of Cummins Construction Co. Inc. as secretary. Cummins' Rob Cummins is past president of the 11-member board, which will work with contractors, lawmakers and the Oklahoma Transportation Department to improve the state's roads and bridges. “AOGC represents more than 280 construction firms and their 10,000 employees,” Executive Director Bobby Stem said. “These board members will provide legislative and regulatory representation in Oklahoma and develop safety training programs, among many other tasks.”

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