The main number at the Texas Office is 972.401.2002.
Vice President for Texas Operations
Alan Phillips, a 1976 Oklahoma Christian graduate, is OC’s Vice President for Texas Operations.
The San Antonio native served for 17 years in the development and president’s offices, and was OC’s Vice President for Development from 1987 to 1993.
In 1994, he established Phillips Consulting, a fundraising consulting practice serving churches and church-related non-profit organizations. He began consulting with Missions Resource Network in 2000 and served as the organization's Vice President for Advancement and Administration.
Named OC’s College of Business Alumnus of the Year in 1998, Phillips was the founding chairman of OC’s North Texas Alumni Association in 2003 and the founding chairman of OC’s National Alumni Council in 2004.
He has helped make the North Texas Alumni Association OC’s most active alumni chapter. The organization has contributed more than $200,000 over the past twelve years for north Texas students to attend Oklahoma Christian and hosts special events for current students, prospective students and alumni.
Alan and his wife Donna met as students at Oklahoma Christian, where Alan served as student body president. They have three children, Kristi Plumlee (a 2009 OC graduate), Jason (currently attending OC) and Anna. They live in Keller, Texas, and attend Lake Cities Church of Christ in Trophy Club, where Alan serves as an elder.
Assistant Director of Student Financial Services
Carrie Hamilton has worked in Student Financial Services at Oklahoma Christian since 1999. She has been OC’s Assistant Director of Student Financial Services since 2002. She and her husband Wes, a 1992 OC graduate, live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and are actively involved in OC’s North Texas Alumni Association.
Carrie and Wes have been married for 18 years and have two children, Austin and Ally. They are members at Legacy Church of Christ in North Richland Hills, Texas, where Carrie teaches Sunday and Wednesday Bible classes and helps with Vacation Bible School.
Carrie enjoys scrapbooking, reading and watching sports, especially if it’s her daughter doing gymnastics or her son (or those Texas Ranger guys) playing baseball.
Rebecca Chisholm is a native Texan who is responsible for recruiting students from Waco, Austin, and the Fort Worth metro area. She graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2009 with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her husband, Michael is also an OC alum; he earned his B.S. in Computer Science in 2008. Rebecca and Michael enjoy camping and traveling together with their two Chihuahuas, Balto and Junebug. She also enjoys driving her 2012 5.7 HEMI Dodge Challenger “Kate” as much as possible.
Marshall Wade graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2010. He double majored in Accounting and Vocational Ministry and minored in International Studies. The highlight of his OC experience was spending two semesters abroad as part of the Asian Studies program and in Seoul, South Korea. After graduating from Oklahoma Christian, he spent three years serving as a youth minister in Texas. In January 2014, he returned to OC as a Texas Representative for the Dallas and San Antonio areas.
Chelsi Krause represents OC recruiting students from the greater Houston metro area, east Texas, and the eastern portion of the US. She graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2009, receiving a degree in public relations and advertising.
Chelsi and her husband Tim met as students at OC. Chelsi and Tim recently moved to Dallas and are enjoying settling into their new community. Chelsi loves container gardening and spending time with Tim and her pup Wrigley.
Dawn Parker is the executive assistant for Alan Phillips and the Texas office. Dawn has worked for EDS Corporation and Equitant Inc., most recently with IBM Corporation for ten years. She has an extenstive administrative and event planning background.
Dawn and her husband, Clint, have been married for 31 years and have one son, Forest (attending OC this fall). They are members at the Shawnee Trail Church of Christ in Frisco, Texas where Dawn serves her church community by sponsoring youth and young adult programs.