OU Foundation welcomes

Winter 2013

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The University of Oklahoma Foundation welcomed five new members to the Board of Trustees in January. They are Ron Bradshaw, Oklahoma City; Bill G. Lance, Jr., Sulphur; Scott Meacham and Pattye L. Moore, both of Edmond; and Harvie Roe of Tulsa. Retiring trustees are

Rob Gilbert, Robert Reece, David Barnes, Mary Sherman and Barbara Braught. Terry Carter of Tulsa will succeed Gilbert as board chair.

Ron Bradshaw is owner of Colony Partners, Inc., an Oklahoma City real estate development and investment company, specializing in office buildings, warehouses, and upscale urban residences, including The Brownstones at Maywood Park in downtown Oklahoma City.

Prior to establishing the company in 1999, Bradshaw served as executive vice president of Aftermarket Technology Corp., and senior vice president and chief financial officer of Autocraft Industries d/b/a Fred Jones Enterprises, serving in a number of positions with the Fred Jones Companies. He also served as senior vice president in charge of real estate, commercial and agricultural lending divisions for the First National Bank & Trust Company in Oklahoma City.

Bradshaw is currently a member of the board of directors and executive committee of National Bank of Commerce, Oklahoma, on the board of directors for Charles Machine Works, Inc. (Ditch Witch) of Perry, Oklahoma, and Casady School. Previously, he served on the board of directors for the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) for Oklahoma City and Tulsa, the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, the Bone and Joint Hospital of Oklahoma City, and the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.

Bradshaw received his bachelor of business administration and juris doctorate from OU. He and his wife, Martha, have two children.

Bill G. Lance, Jr. is the administrator and CEO of the Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce, responsible for the management of all commercial business enterprises of the Chickasaw Nation. Commerce has more than 6,500 employees and is comprised of more than 60 gaming, hospitality, retail, media, manufacturing, and tourism-related businesses.

In addition to his role as chief executive, Lance also serves on the board of directors for several other businesses owned by the Chickasaw Nation, including: Global Gaming Solutions, LLC; RSE Enterprises, Inc.; Chickasaw Tribal Utility Authority; and Chickasaw Nation Industries. Prior to his current role, Lance served as administrator of the Chickasaw Nation Health System. He oversaw the historic construction of the 370,000- square-foot Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, located in Ada, Oklahoma.

Lance received a master’s degree from the OU College of Public Health and recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his sons, Bryeson and Kendall.

Scott Meacham is a fifth-generation Oklahoman and a three-time OU graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in finance, an MBA and a juris doctorate. After serving as the 17th State Treasurer of Oklahoma, he joined Crowe & Dunlevy in January 2011 and serves as chairman of the Banking and Financial Institutions Practice Group.

From 2005 to 2011, Meacham served as Secretary for Finance and Revenue and as director of the Oklahoma Office of State Finance. Meacham was Governor Brad Henry’s primary financial and budget adviser, serving as the governor’s chief negotiator on budget, legislative, tribal and other matters.

Meacham formerly served as chief executive officer, general counsel and lending supervisor of First National Bank & Trust of Elk City. Under his leadership, the bank more than doubled in size and saw its profits increase by more than 150 percent. He continues to be associated with the bank as a member and secretary of the board of directors and a member of the loan, investment and executive committees.

Meacham is a certified financial planner and has practiced law in Clinton, Oklahoma, as a partner in the Meacham & Meacham law firm where his practice focused on banking, oil and gas, real estate, estate planning and commercial litigation.

Pattye L. Moore is a consultant, speaker and author, specializing in leadership development, brand development, marketing, change management and strategic planning. As an OU journalism/public relations major, Moore graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1979.

From 2002 to 2004, Moore was president of Sonic Corp., where she was responsible for company store operations, field services, operations services and marketing and brand development. She also served Sonic as executive vice president, senior vice president and vice president of marketing. During that time, the company grew from less than $900 million in sales with 1,100 restaurants to over $3 billion in sales and over 3,000 restaurants. Moore also served on the board of directors for Sonic from 2000 to 2006.

Active in industry and community organizations, Moore chairs the board of directors for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, and is a board member of ONEOK, Inc. and QuikTrip Corporation.

Moore is past chair and a current member of the Board of Visitors of OU’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. She serves on the board at CityCare, an Oklahoma City nonprofit focused on homelessness, hunger and illiteracy. She has earned her accreditation in public relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America. Moore and her husband, Mark, have two daughters.

Harvie Roe is president of AmeriTrust Corporation, an Oklahoma Trust Company located in Tulsa. The firm provides financial services including investment management, trust administration and fee-only personal financial planning. He was previously executive vice president and senior trust officer of NationsBank in Tulsa, now Bank of America.

Roe graduated from OU with a degree in finance. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Chemical Corps, Roe received his MBA from Southern Methodist University. A certified financial planner, his career has been primarily in banking with an emphasis on trust and investment management. He also has commercial lending experience and served as assistant treasurer of Parker Drilling Company.

Roe has served as chairman of the board of the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and is involved in various leadership roles at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church in Tulsa, was one of the original five founders of the Oklahoma Aquarium, and served as treasurer of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice. Roe also serves as a trustee on the Jenks Aquarium Authority. Professional memberships include the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors and the Financial Planning Association. Roe is married to Jane Anne Roe, and they have three daughters.