Richard “Dick” C. Greenly is the owner and current president of Pumps of Oklahoma, Inc., a wholesale distributor and manufacturer of water well drilling, pumping and water treatment equipment, industrial wastewater pumping and treatment supplies, environmental monitoring and remediation supplies, and oil and gas pumping equipment. Dick graduated from Oklahoma State University with a geology degree and has over 28 years of experience in the water well, industrial, and oil and gas pumping business. He has served on numerous boards of directors of established and emerging companies and nonprofit organizations. Dick is married with two grown daughters, and he and wife Terri live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Marty Grubbs has served for 29 years as Senior Pastor of Crossings Community Church, during which time the congregation has grown from 145 people to over 6,000. Marty has served on various state and national boards including serving on the Board of Trustees of Anderson University, the Board of Directors of LifeChurch.TV.
Marty and his wife Kim have three children and one grandson. Marty says the passage which best defines his years as a Pastor is found in Ephesians 3:8: “Although I am less than the least of all God’s people, this grace was given to me: to preach the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to make plain the administration of this mystery…”
An alumnus of Oklahoma State University, Kirk Jewell, was named President of the OSU Foundation effective September 2004. Jewell joined the OSU Foundation in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer following a 20-year career with The Oklahoma Publishing Company in Oklahoma City where he served in senior financial and management positions. Jewell is a CPA.
Jewell served on numerous boards during his years with The Oklahoma Publishing Company, including Saxon Publishers, a textbook company, the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation, Leadership Oklahoma City, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Oklahoma City, and the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. Kirk is also a past national president of the OSU Alumni Association.
He and his wife, Jan, have two sons, Ryan, and Shane, who are both OSU graduates. Jan recently received her master’s degree from the College of Education at OSU.
Jason Trice is Co-President & CEO of Jasco Products Company. Jasco designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 consumer technology products under the GE, Disney, Pixar, Marvel, DC Comics, Nickelodeon, Enbrighten, Eco-Survivor, Projectables and Uber brands.
Jason began his career at Jasco as a Product Manager in 2002 and received numerous Innovation awards. He also worked as Business Development Director and then Executive Vice President of Sales, managing all Jasco’s sales efforts throughout North and South America. Currently, as Co-CEO he oversees Jasco’s sales, operations and finance teams.
Mr. Trice holds a BA in Political Science and MS in Communication from Michigan State University. He previously served on the Board of Mid-America Christian University and is an active community member and trustee of the Jasco Giving Hope Foundation.
The Oklahoma City native has been married to his wife, Emily, for 16 years, has two children, and enjoys playing tennis in his spare time.
Abi Vrbas is the co-owner, co-founder and former head designer and marketing/brand manager of Pacha Soap Co., a social business that creates engaging bath goods that do good. Through her efforts, Pacha has given over 1 million bars of soap to children through their social model that provides livelihoods and careers in the developing world while also fulfilling a need in the WASH sector. Abi graduated from Hastings College in 2013 with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in studio art. She has worked alongside her entrepreneurial husband and fellow co-founder, Andrew Vrbas, since 2010 to help build the brand and marketing strategy behind Pacha.
Involved since Pacha's inception, Abi was the innovative and artistic mind behind the brand’s look, feel and voice that is showcased nationwide in retail chains like Whole Foods Market and Target. Growing the company's social media following to over 7500 engaged followers, she used the power of photos, videos and storytelling to connect Pacha's customers and retail partners with real world change.
She feels most alive when she is creating, playing board games with her family and eating spaghetti.
As CEO of GiANT Partners, David is passionate about helping companies "Map their future." David is an expert in strategic thinking and advisory coaching, with over 30 years of building high-growth companies.
As author of his recently published book, "THE ART OF NETWORKING," David has created the ultimate guide for executive networking, sharing his insights on the art of quickly building memorable and lasting relationships in the fast pace of today's business environment.
Notably, David is the former CEO of Ditch Witch Construction Equipment. With more than 1,600 employees and 140 dealers in 40 countries, the company is the world's largest manufacturer of underground construction equipment. Through effective, strategic thinking and planning, the organization is a dominant player in the world market.
In addition to acting as the CEO of GiANT Partners, Woods is the Co-owner of all GiANT Companies and also serves on multiple boards of organizations in his community.
Michele advises nonprofit, foundations and corporate clients regarding international policy affairs and global development projects. A Partner with the Washington, DC based Kyle House Group, Michele provides strategic guidance for clients seeking government relations counsel, commercial advocacy, partnership development, and policy analysis that improves the lives of people around the world.
Prior to joining the Kyle House Group, Michele served as longtime senior staff member on the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee. In this capacity, Michele was charged with authoring the annual legislation that determined operational and programming funding levels for U.S. foreign assistance programs, traveling extensively to conduct oversight of programs in more than 60 countries. Michele is passionate about building sustainable futures and relationships for the most marginalized populations globally, including in her own community. Michele and her husband, Steve, have four young kids and live in Northern, California.