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OC Alumni Updates & Milestones


Ron Deal

Alumni Update - Ron Deal

Author, speaker, and family therapist Ron Deal ('88), the country's leading podcaster and author on blended families, will soon release the 14th resource in his Smart Stepfamily Series entitled Preparing to Blend: The Couples Guide to Becoming a Smart Stepfamily.…

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Pipedream Alumni

Alumni Update - Garrett McCurrach and Drew Bellcock

OC alumni Garrett McCurrach ('16) and Drew Bellcock ('16) were recently mentioned in an article in The Oklahoman about Oklahoma tech startups for their company, Pipedream.Their idea is a re-engineered take on an old delivery system: tubes. But instead of…

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Katy Gustafson

Alumni Update - Katy Gustafson

Katy Gustafson ('10) is a partner at Gooden Group, an Edmond-based PR firm. She started as a senior account director in 2009 before becoming the managing director in 2016. She currently holds the principal position!Katy also earned her Accreditation in…

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Taylor Ketchum

Alumni Update - Taylor Ketchum

Taylor Ketchum ('11) is working as the vice president at Jones PR, a public relations firm in downtown Oklahoma City. She started as an intern in 2011, and since then, she’s held positions such as account coordinator, integrated media manager,…

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Alumni Update - Matt Boydstun

Matt Boydstun ('04) was recently named the OU Health Edmond Young Professional of the Year by the Edmond Chamber of Commerce!Matt serves as the funeral director and location manager at Baggerley Funeral Home. He’s long been a member of the…

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Shelly Paulk

Alumni Update - Shelly Paulk

Shelly Paulk ('03) was recently nominated by Governor Kevin Stitt to become a member of the Oklahoma Tax Commission.Paulk has worked for the State of Oklahoma since November 2006 in progressively more advanced roles related to the state budget and…

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Elise Miller

Alumni Update - Elise Miller

Elise Miller has joined OC as our Diversity Initiative Assistant to serve students on campus.A December 2020 graduate, Elise joined us at the start of the semester to work closely with our student organizations, including Black Student Union, Latin American…

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Patrice Douglas

Alumni Update - Patrice Douglas

Amplify Energy Corp. recently announced the appointment of Patrice Douglas ('83) to the Company’s Board of Directors. Patrice is currently working as an attorney at Spencer Fane LLP. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President and then President of SpiritBank…

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