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Connecting Today's Leaders with Tomorrow's Professional

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Share your perspective, network among leaders and shape the future of Oklahoma’s business community in the collaborative forum of Oklahoma Christian University's Benchmark Society. Members and guests enjoy luncheons featuring speakers who are nationally prominent business executives while dues and donations fuel OC’s Student Investment Fund. As a member of the Benchmark Society, you will enhance student placement in business and finance careers.

Join a collaborative forum elevating the Oklahoma City business and education community.

Inspired by the longevity and success of the University of Tulsa’s Friends of Finance, the College of Business at OC launched The Benchmark Society to develop deeper connections with the Oklahoma City business community. The Benchmark Society meets on the second Tuesday each month for luncheon, networking and to hear from industry leaders. Become a member of the Society and reserve your spot for these upcoming presentors:

Robin Roberson, Founder|We Go Look, September 10, 2019

Corey Horsch, CFO|Sonic Corp., October 8, 2019

Rick Muncrief, CEO|WPX Energy and Maynard Holt, CEO|Tutor, Pickering & Holt, November 12, 2019

Brett Biggs, CFO|Walmart, January 14, 2020

Steve Green, President|Hobby Lobby, February 11,2020

Ali Master, Partner|Ernst & Young, March 10, 2020

You're invited to become a charter member of OC's Benchmark Society!

The Benchmark Society is a membership organization for business executives and professionals, Oklahoma Christian University alumni, and friends and supporters of the College of Business. Members and their guests will enjoy luncheons featuring nationally prominent business executives. The collaborative forums provide opportunity to share perspectives, network with current and future leaders, and shape the future of Central Oklahoma’s business and academic communities. Proceeds from membership dues and other contributions grow the “Student Investment Fund” managed by current OC students and enhance student placement in business and finance careers.

Join the Society

Choose your membership option, go to our donation page and select Donate Now.

$2,500 One reserved table at each luncheon
$525 Membership plus luncheon fees for yourself
& one guest
$250 Membership plus luncheon fees
$75 Membership only
(does not include luncheons)
$10 Current OC students

Membership Includes

• Reduced registration fees for meetings and luncheons
• Priority attendance to sold-out events
• Monthly newsletter
• Network opportunities with OKC business community
• Access to guest speakers who are leaders in their fields
• Satisfaction of assisting OC students-tomorrow’s business leaders

Invest in Tomorrow's Leaders

The 2018-19 student investors outpaced the S&P 500 by 3.8% in managing OC's Student Investment Fund! Continue to invest in these students as an advisor, mentor and donor. Go to our donation page, select Donate Now and choose Student Investment Fund. And, please come visit our Citizens Bank Finance Lab to meet our students and faculty and see them in action.

Student Investment Fund Donation Options:

Donor $1-$99
Friend $100-$499
Associate $500-$999
Patron $1,000-$1,499
Benefactor $1,500-$4,999
Partner $5,000-$9,999
Founder $10,000-$24,999
Sponsor $25,000-$99,999
Visionary $100,000 +