Oklahoma’s economy is strengthened by myriad companies in various industries. Whether they employ dozens or thousands, the businesses in this listing exemplify what it means to be great.
While the day-to-day operations at these places vary, the baseline values and mission remain the same. After all – caring for employees, propelling Oklahoma forward and doing things ethically will never go out of style.
By Mary Willa Allen and Tracy LeGrand
BKD CPAs and Advisors
BKD handles family and international taxes and provides audit, investment banking, debt financing, assurance, wealth management and forensic valuation services. Founded in 1923 and part of a global reach alliance of firms, BKD reached approximately $695 million in 2020 fiscal year revenues.
OKC and Tulsa
Charles Schwab has provided top-notch accounting expertise since 1971. Credentialed advisers take a modern approach to investing, utilizing algorithm-driven technology to serve customers. The company will also cover 100% of any losses a Schwab account garners due to unauthorized activity.
Norman, OKC and Tulsa
Founded in 1917, Eide Bailly is among the top 25 certified public accounting firms in the U.S. Whether starting a business, a career, or implementing major life changes, Eide Bailly provides award-winning, relationship-based service to assist clients as they navigate different avenues to reach their goals.
OKC and Tulsa
One of the largest business advisory and public accounting firms in the region, HoganTaylor has more than 300 employees to provide expertise in highly specialized areas of accounting. The company was among the 2020 Inside Public Accounting’s “IPA 100” list, which ranks the nation’s largest accounting firms by U.S. net revenue.
Polston Tax Resolution & Accounting
Polston helps to protect its clients’ financial futures. Services include audit and tax court representation and help with installment agreements, penalty abatements, tax returns, lien assistance, wage levies, garnishments and state tax representation. First consultations are free and confidential.
Wymer Brownlee provides comprehensive financial services in wealth strategies, family risk and investment management, business planning, cash flow and debt management. Supporting and coaching clients to optimize their financial independence, Wymer Brownlee focuses on big-picture thinking.
GSB, Inc. Architects & Planners
For over forty years, GSB has worked with developers worldwide to create resorts, banks, entertainment and civic projects and luxury facilities. The team handles architecture, interior design, master planning, feasibility studies, sustainable design, facility evaluation, assessment and more.
Over three decades, KKT Architects’ awards and accolades have accumulated, but the firm’s focus remains on forming personal relationships with each client. Known for finishing jobs on time and under budget, KKT has created projects in the education, health care, civic and retail industries, among others.
MATRIX Architects Engineers Planners, Inc.
Known for fulfilling clients’ dreams with one-of-a-kind spaces, MATRIX offers full-service design expertise with a comprehensive and knowledgeable team. The firm’s portfolio of world-class facilities includes the BOK Center, the Littlefield Agency, the First National Bank Broken Arrow and Tulsa’s City Hall.
SGA Design Group
SGA Design Group boasts a portfolio of over 4,500 projects worth more than $8 billion in construction. The firm focuses on volume programs for retail and health and wellness, and excels in architectural prototype development, site adaptation services, entitlement, construction documents and more.
Allegiance Credit Union
More than 25,000 people depend upon Allegiance Credit Union for loans, money-market accounts, second chance checking and more. Founded in 1963, Allegiance believes that financial freedom is about more than money, and the team works to earn their clients’ trust through top-notch service.
Arvest serves banking, lending, investment, trusts, estates and mortgage needs along with offering life, disability and long-term care insurance. Through a series of acquisitions, Arvest Bank has grown exponentially and now offers more than 270 locations in more than 135 communities. Total assets exceed $20 billion.
Bank of America
In addition to banking services, Bank of America offers a Life Services program to address estate planning, elder financial care, notary services, power of attorney and account change service. With a focus on responsible growth, Bank of America works to consistently deliver more to customers and clients.
Founded in 1910, BOK Financial is a leading provider of financial solutions for businesses, institutions and individuals. The bank has more than $45 billion in assets and is a top 30 U.S. based bank. One of the key values at BOK Financial is actively advancing communities they serve – evidenced in their commitment to fueling economic growth in the Midwest and Southwest.
Communication Federal Credit Union
Voted best credit union in Oklahoma by Forbes in 2018 and 2020, Communication Federal Credit Union provides savings, checking and loan services to Oklahoma and Kansas residents. The union includes over 95,000 members and esteemed business partners like OG&E, ONEOK and Goodyear Tire.
Asset management is the focus at Fidelity. Based out of Boston, the diverse, multi-national financial corporation serves over 32 million individual investors, helping them achieve financial goals. The firm also manages employee benefit programs for over 22,000 businesses and supports more than 13,000 financial institutions.
FirstBank began as Antlers National Bank in 1901 and continues serving southeast Oklahoma today as FirstBank. The team offers personal and business banking, loan services and asset sales with a proven track record of success and a long-standing commitment to customer service.
First Fidelity Bank
First Fidelity Bank is an award-winning financial institution with cutting-edge virtual technology to optimize online business. Nearly 350 banking professionals serve customers at 29 branches in the region. Committed to the community, FFB annually donates more than $500,000 to local charities and educational foundations.
The First State Bank
OKC, Midwest City, Canute
Founded in 1902, the First State Bank is privately owned and offers commercial, small business and mortgage loans, specializing in small and middle market lending with total assets over $353 million. Dedicated to the community, First State supports a variety of local organizations and nonprofits.
First United Bank
With over a century of history, First United Bank is among the largest financial institutions is the southwest, with services including commercial and personal banking, wealth management, insurance and mortgage products. Clients are served in more than 85 locations across Oklahoma and Texas.
Gateway First Bank
Founded in 2019, Gateway First Bank was created through an historical merger of a mortgage group and a community bank. The Gateway Gives Back program pledges to invest $275 million of financing in underrepresented, low- to moderate-income communities, and non-profit organizations through 2022.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Over two centuries, more than 1,200 predecessor institutions went into the evolution of the present-day, New York City-based JPMorgan Chase & Co. The multinational investment banking and financial services holding company is one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the country.
Merrill is an investing and wealth management division of Bank of America. Taking a personal approach, Merrill offers straightforward, personalized strategies that balance self-directed and guided investments and a full range of mutual funds, stocks and bonds, along with other options.
The largest privately owned bank in the U.S., MidFirst offers both the features and convenience of a large bank along with the personalized service of a community business. Services range from personal, business and commercial banking to investment services, asset-based lending and commercial savings.
OKC, Tulsa, Nowata
From its founding in Nowata in 1898, Regent Bank has continued its community bank tradition of serving small and mid-market businesses. Regent, which has won a slew of awards for its services and workplace culture, offers funding for growth, acquisitions, equipment loans, lines of credit, commercial real estate and cash management.
Tinker Federal Credit Union
Member-owned Tinker Federal is the state’s largest credit union. With over $5 billion in assets and over 412,000 members, Tinker has served Oklahoma for over 70 years. The credit union returns profits to members through financial education, high deposit dividends and low interest rates.
Tulsa Federal Credit Union
Member-owned and community-chartered Tulsa Federal boasts a rich history since its formation in 1943 with just six members. Today, at more than 56,000 strong, Tulsa Federal is focused on serving members and empowering employees. Membership is available to anyone in the Tulsa area with a $5 share deposit.
Vast Bank has built a strong reputation based on personal service, flexibility and integrity. Formerly Valley National Bank, the institution rebranded as Vast to reflect its mission of serving customers throughout their banking journeys. Construction is now underway for the company’s new headquarters in downtown Tulsa.
Public Strategies offers expertise in everything from project management, training and technical assistance to marketing solutions, web design and public policy. Operating at the crossroads of research, practice and communications, Public Strategies consistently ranks as one of the top places to work in the state.
Officially United States Cellular Corporation, the megalithic U.S. Cellular serves 4.9 million customers in 23 states. Offering a variety of plans, plus phones, phone accessories and more, U.S. Cellular thrives on the belief that the customer always comes first.
Family-owned premier construction management firm CMSWillowbrook offers expertise in planning, design, procurement and construction. The company’s 150 employees have completed projects including the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center and the OKC Municipal Court Building.
OKC and Tulsa
Since 1896, Cowen Construction has offered cutting edge technological innovations and personalized customer service. The company’s portfolio includes health care facilities, industrial projects, banks and multi-living structures. Recent projects include the Cherry Street Plaza and the Rose District mixed-use project.
Crossland Construction Co.
OKC and Tulsa
Founded in 1977, Crossland is part of a family of four companies in the building industry. Among the top 250 largest contractors in the world, Crossland Construction works with the mission to provide clients with superior service and cost effective methods. The team can handle every aspect of a project from start to finish.
OKC and Tulsa
With work across 35 states and construction service expertise in preconstruction, management, design-build, general contracting and more, Flintco has added major projects to the Oklahoma skyline since 1908. The company operates from eight offices with a focus on quality, safety, cost and schedule.
JE Dunn Construction
JE Dunn Construction’s history began with John Ernest Dunn in 1924; he had the dream of changing skylines and building relationships. That mission continues today in 23 offices across the country and a revenue of $44.3 billion in 2019 – with 10% of pretax earnings donated annually.
Manhattan Construction Group
OKC and Tulsa
Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction wields expertise in preconstruction, construction management, general contracting, design and build, green building and virtual construction. The Oklahoma Safety Council recently named Manhattan Construction as its 2020 Pinnacle Safety Award winner.
Nabholz has been executing successful projects in Oklahoma and surrounding states since 1949. Headquartered in Conway, Ark., Nabholz’s services include general contracting, maintenance, construction management and more with a focus on hard work, rapid response and respect for every client.
OKC and Tulsa
Leading the building industry since 1979, privately owned and operated Ross Group offers expertise in development, engineering, construction and industrial projects. The group employs more than 150 people in four offices, and recent projects include the Tulsa Club and Eufaula Indian Health Center.
Timberlake Construction boasts more than four decades of work with projects in the municipal, corporate, educational, health care, industrial and hospitality sectors, among others. Recent projects include the USA Softball Hall of Fame stadium, the UCO Chiller plant and OKC Zoo’s Sanctuary Asia exhibit.
APMEX, Inc., the world’s largest online retailer of precious metal, has seen more than $11 billion in transactions over the last 2 decades. The company, based in Oklahoma City, sells silver, gold, platinum, palladium, copper, rare coins, jewelry, various currencies and other precious metals.
Chesapeake Energy conducts hydrocarbon exploration with operations in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming. The company focuses on unconventional and natural gas assets in top U.S. onshore plays while creating differential investment for its shareholders.
EnLink Midstream provides integrated midstream services across natural gas, crude oil, condensate and NGL commodities. Platform locations include Oklahoma, north Texas and the Permian Basin, and the company’s values focus on people, striving for excellence, being ethical and delivering results.
Magellan Midstream Partners
Publicly traded Magellan Midstream Partners has a 9,800-mile refined products pipeline system with 54 connected terminals, 25 independent terminals and 2 marine storage terminals. The foundation of Magellan’s business strategy is safe and efficient operations combined with superior customer service.
OG&E Energy Corp.
More than 858,000 residents of Oklahoma and Arkansas rely upon OG&E for their energy needs. Lighting up over 30,000 square miles, OG&E operates via power plants using natural gas, coal, wind and solar power. In 2020, OG&E’s employees racked up over 20,000 hours of volunteering.
ONE Gas provides natural gas distribution services to more than 2 million residents of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. The company understands it has a responsibility to operate safely, efficiently and with environmental responsibility. The company’s core values include safety, inclusion, ethics, service and value.
Founded in 1906, Fortune 500 company ONEOK is a leading midstream natural gas provider connected to systems in the Rocky Mountains and the Permian and mid-continent regions. The team focuses on safe, reliable, environmentally responsible, legally compliant and sustainable operations.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
For over a century, Public Service Company of Oklahoma has delivered affordable and reliable energy to a large portion of the state, including the Tulsa, McAlester and Lawton regions. Committed to sustainability, PSO is currently working on a long-range clean energy plan to increase reliance on natural gas and renewable energy resources.
With core business in natural gas processing and transportation, along with electricity generation and petroleum, Williams handles 30% of all the natural gas in the country. The company focuses on sustainability by acting as responsible stewards of their resources and proactively managing performance.
Advance Research Chemicals, Inc.
Advance Research Chemicals is among the premier specialty fluorine companies in the world. Founded in 1987, the company grew from two to 125+ employees and now serves a variety of industries, including military defense, pharmaceutical manufacturing and agricultural solutions.
B+T Group offers specialized wireless industry services, including site development, engineering, construction and project management, wireless construction, audits and inspections. The company’s in-house photogrammetry tool – Site360 – allows clients to get a 360-degree view of their projects.
Major facilities, bridges, airports – this is a slice of infrastructure successfully executed by CEC, a privately-held, multi-service engineering firm. CEC takes projects from idea to design to completed construction, and services include surveying, design and inspections, construction management, mapping and more.
Freese and Nichols
OKC and Tulsa
Since 1894, Freese and Nichols has offered expert services in the design, planning and management of public infrastructure as a multi-discipline consulting firm. With projects completed across the U.S., the company’s mission includes innovative approaches, practical results and outstanding services.
OKC, Norman, Tulsa
With 34 offices in 13 states, the nearly 800 employees of Garver perform a spectrum of engineering, architectural, environmental and construction planning with an emphasis of federal, survey, water, transportation, aviation and facilities design. The employee-owned firm also has a corporate giving program, GarverGives.
OKC and Tulsa
At Wallace Engineering, the application of engineering principles starts with assisting clients in realizing project vision. Services at the structural and civil engineering firm include design, building evaluation, renovation and optimization. Wallace serves a variety of industries, including education, adaptive reuse and health care.
Choctaw Casino Resort Durant
Choctaw Casino’s top priority is the satisfaction of its guests, and the resort offers slots, a poker room, table games and a dozen restaurants for fine or casual dining. The Choctaw Grand Theater hosts a variety of musical acts, and the resort also boasts a spa, pool, shops, bowling alley, movie theater and arcade.
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa
Hard Rock is an entertainment hub owned by the Cherokee Nation, offering 454 rooms and state-of-the-art amenities. Guests can golf, enjoy table games, electronic games and poker, or see live musical entertainment at Hard Rock Live. Other amenities include a spa, gym and business center.
Oklahoma City Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder offers the state its only professional sports team with NBA play in the Western Conference Northwest Division. More than just a team, the franchise operates Thunder Cares, focused on youth outreach, reading and literacy, health and fitness, and youth basketball.
Osage Casino Hotel
Osage Casino Hotel offers luxury suites, high-stakes table games, roulette, craps, over 1,600 electric games and a variety of musical acts at the Skyline Event Center. The resort also includes a brewery and two restaurants. There are also two other hotel locations in Skiatook and Catoosa.
River Spirit Casino Resort
River Spirit Casino Resort is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel with 483 luxurious rooms. The resort boasts a spa, pool bar, table games, electronic games and the ever-popular Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant. Paradise Cove hosts a variety of A-list musicians and other entertainment options abound.
With deep family roots since 1927, Bama Companies sits on Route 66, with factories producing two million biscuits a day, plus buns, pie shells, pizza crusts and, of course, handheld pies. The company’s four pillars are people; customers and products; continuous improvement; and community.
Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma
Sports medicine and orthopedic surgery are the focus at Advanced Orthopedics, which offers four clinic sites and seven physical therapy locations. AO provides expert diagnoses, nonsurgical solutions, surgery and rehabilitation for issues in the joints, ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine and wrist.
Ascension St. John Health System
Ascension St. John Medical Center Hospital anchors this health system, which offers locations throughout the region. Tulsa’s medical center provides 24-hour emergency care, a Level II Trauma Center and specialty care for virtually any health issue, from women’s health to orthopedics, cancer and heart care. Multiple awards include a five-star program rating as a transplant center.
Center for Orthopaedic Reconstruction and Excellence
CORE, a $45+ million facility, includes a 24-hour emergency department, six operating rooms, 25 in-patient beds and a physical therapy wing. Physicians here specialize in all aspects of orthopedic care and are committed to high standards of patient care and close attention to patient safety.
Dean McGee Eye Institute
World-class eye care for patients of all ages is found at Dean McGee Eye Institute. The center covers the spectrum of eye care, whether it’s the usual checkup, Lasik vision correction or specialized treatment for eye diseases like macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
Eastern Oklahoma Ear, Nose and Throat
Eastern Oklahoma ENT is the largest ear, nose and throat practice in the region, offering more than 40 years of expertise. The team specializes in diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult ENT diseases, along with head and neck cancer, thyroid/parathyroid disease, allergies and sinus problems.
Encompass Health provides a national network of home health and hospice agencies, in addition to inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. With 136 hospitals, 242 home health locations and 83 hospice locations in 39 states, Encompass is a national leader in integrated health care services.
Innovative Healthcare operates with the belief that health care is more than just revenue cycle management. The company offers a variety of services including technology, consulting, coding and intelligence that can be customized to each practice’s needs.
The state’s largest not-for-profit, Oklahoma-owned health care system includes a variety of hospitals, clinics, family care practices and centers of excellence. The system’s mission is to partner with people to live healthier lives, with a vision to become the most trusted partner for health with integrity, compassion and excellence.
McAlester Regional Health Center
Southeastern Oklahoma is served by McAlester Regional Health Center, a 149-bed hospital providing care in specialties like emergency medicine, family medicine, pulmonology, urology, orthopedics and geriatrics. Core values include excellence, compassion, professionalism and integrity.
Norman Regional Hospital
Norman Regional Hospital, part of the Norman Regional Health System, serves patients in south central Oklahoma. With a team of 300+ doctors and advanced practice professionals, the system boasts a nationally recognized, award-winning stroke program and two accredited centers of excellence.
Oklahoma Proton Center
Radiation oncology professionals at Oklahoma Proton Center bring a combined 50 years of experience to health care, utilizing proton therapies that target specific tumor types and spare healthy surrounding tissue. The center is one of the largest in the country and one of only five in the Southwest.
Oklahoma State University Medical Center
Among the country’s largest osteopathic teaching centers, OSU Medical Center trains more than 150 resident physicians in primary and sub-specialty care every year, with 11 osteopathic residency and nine fellowship programs. The center has 195 licensed beds and is fully accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
The Orthopaedic Center
Dedicated to a better quality of life for patients, the Orthopaedic Center retains cutting edge skills and application as both a functioning care center and in research participation. Orthopedic issues are addressed by surgery, physical therapy and non-invasive modalities like electro-stimulation, nutrition and medication.
OKC and Tulsa
OU health care professionals provide a spectrum of services while simultaneously training the next era of health care providers. Offering cutting-edge scientific research that impacts the future of Oklahoma, OU physicians excel in everything from breast health and dermatology to rehabilitation services, surgery and trauma care.
Pam Rehabilitation Hospital
Dedicating to helping medically complex and rehabilitation patients achieve optimal quality of life, Pam Rehabilitation Hospital’s specialty physicians and nurses provide individualized, comprehensive services including physical, occupational and speech therapy, nursing services, wound care and more.
Saint Francis Health System
Not-for-profit Saint Francis Health System employs more than 10,000 workers, 1,000 physicians and 700 volunteers, making it the largest private employer in Tulsa Country. Anchor institution Saint Francis Hospital offers a 1,112-bed tertiary center, and the system includes the region’s only children’s hospital, along with a heart hospital, trauma center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit.
Stephenson Cancer Center
Stephenson Cancer Center provides multidisciplinary and team-focused cancer care, for everything from brain and spine tumors to cervical cancer, leukemia and surgical oncology. The state’s most comprehensive oncology center, Stephenson is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center.
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center
Founded in 1915 as a 12-bed hospital called Enid Spring Sanatorium, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center now serves the entire Enid region in a variety of health care sectors like behavioral health, emergency medicine, rehabilitation, pediatrics, neurology, cardiology and orthopedics.
Northeastern State University
NSU offers a dedicated faculty and knowledgeable professors who lead over 7,500 students to success in 58 undergraduate and 26 graduate programs. Founded in 1846 as the Cherokee National Female Seminary, NSU now includes two additional campuses in Muskogee and Broken Arrow.
Oklahoma State University
Founded in 1890 as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, OSU is a premier modern land-grant university. The school welcomes students from around the U.S. and 100 other countries to complete undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The university also offers a variety of financial aid opportunities, scholarships and grants.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Expanding OSU’s reach and capabilities, the Center for Health Science’s mission is to train dedicated and effective osteopathic physicians, scientists and other health care professionals. The center was created to fulfill the needs of underserved and rural communities around the state.
Tulsa Community College
Founded in 1970, TCC is Oklahoma’s largest multi-campus community college. The institution serves around 23,000 students annually, who can choose from a variety of associate degree and certificate options. A cornerstone of TCC’s beliefs is fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
University of Oklahoma
A public research university, OU was founded in 1890 and houses the National Weather Center. With a focus on high-quality campus life and fostering a sense of community, the university provides more than 400 school organizations to join. Students can choose from 170 undergraduate majors and a bevy of graduate and professional tracks.
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Utilizing small class sizes, quality education and affordability, Oklahoma’s public liberal arts university focuses on helping students build solid foundations for successful lives. Founded in 1908, USAO began as the Oklahoma College for Women and offers an interdisciplinary education.
University of Tulsa
TU holds four core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character and commitment to humanity. With diverse options for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, the university offers various scholarships, and 98% of its students receive some form of financial aid.
OKC and Tulsa
With an eye for recruiting the best candidates for the best companies, Addison Group excels in everything from consulting to staffing. The team delivers favorable results by digging deeper – working to understand company cultures, team dynamics and each client’s specific needs.
Here to assist with all the challenges that come with running a business, Heartland Payment Systems excels in payment processing and technology, along with restaurant and retail services. Acquired by Global Payments in 2016, Heartland can help businesses of any size succeed.
Focusing on quality recruitment, Key Personnel finds top-notch candidates in the industrial, administrative, financial, medical, legal and technical fields. Leadership at Key believes diversity, inclusion, local ownership and longevity in its staff are the pillars of its continued success.
Norman and Tulsa
Nextep believes its main responsibilities are to elevate the employment experience and enrich employees’ lives. The company works with both small and mid-sized companies, outsourcing fundamental services like payroll, benefits, compliance and tax administration.
OKC and Tulsa
Robert Half works on behalf of the company and the candidate to find a great fit – from accounting and finance positions to marketing and information technology jobs. Robert Half’s growth since its founding in 1948 has led to the opening of more than 325 locations worldwide.
American Fidelity Assurance
With the goal of becoming an extension of a company’s human resources department, family-owned American Fidelity is more than just a life and health insurance company. The business offers assistance in everything from custom benefits strategies to dependent verification and stop loss insurance.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
The team at BCBSOK offers health care coverage their clients can depend upon, including individual, family and Medicare plans. Founded in 1929, the company thrives because of its personalized approach to health care and a deep knowledge of the communities it serves.
Owned by Tulsa health care systems Saint Francis and Ascension St. John, CommunityCare offers individual, family, Medicare and group plans with various degrees of coverage. Along with cost-effective health care management services, CommunityCare also offers it employees top-notch benefits.
CompSource Mutual Insurance Co.
OKC and Tulsa
A leader in workers’ compensation, CompSource provides financial stability, superior service and innovation solutions to their clients. Committed to risk control and promoting workplace safety, CompSource operates with top-tier customer care experience for policyholders and injured workers.
Delta Dental is a leading provider of dental insurance in the U.S. and provides coverage to more than 80 million Americans in all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. The company’s core purpose is the advancement of the oral health of customers, partners and consumers.
Farmers Insurance began with one small goal: insuring rural farmers. Adapting to the times, the business has grown to now serve more than 10 million households in the U.S. with more than 19 million individual policies. Leadership strives to deliver peace of mind and innovative solutions.
OKC and Tulsa
Serving communities around the globe, Gallagher has specialized in insurance, risk management and consulting for over 90 years. The team adds value to its clients’ organizations, setting them up for future successes and working to attract and retain the best possible employees.
OKC and Tulsa
GlobalHealth’s vision is to provide genuine care and optimal health care to its members. Run by Oklahomans for Oklahomans, GlobalHealth provides the local touch, and caters to state, education, local government and federal employees, along with Medicare recipients.
Specializing in core industries and business disciplines, Insurica offers unique coverage and risk management and is one of the 40 largest insurance brokers in the U.S. Insurica succeeds by first understanding a company’s total business structure, then providing the tailored coverage needed.
Rich & Cartmill, Inc.
OKC and Tulsa
Founded in 1922, Rich & Cartmill provides auto, life and health insurance packages to clients in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, with a focus on exceptional customer service. The agency serves a variety of industries, from construction and energy to farming/ranching and leisure and hospitality.
State Farm has operated with a commitment to customer satisfaction since 1922. Managing more than 83 million policies around the U.S., the agency has myriad insurance offerings for virtually any need – from home and property coverage to life, health, disability and even pet medical insurance.
Barrow & Grimm
Barrow & Grimm specializes in commercial law, civil litigation, construction and surety law, tax law, estate planning and employment and labor law. With a guarantee of responsible, timely and personalized attention, Barrow & Grimm employs numerous attorneys who hold a variety of public recognitions, including listings in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers.
Calvert Law Firm
The attorneys at Calvert excel in complex litigation and transactional matters. Catering to not only small and mid-sized businesses, Calvert also has Fortune 500 businesses on its client list. Using state-of-the-art technology, Calvert ensures its cross-country clients get the best legal counsel possible.
Crowe & Dunlevy
OKC and Tulsa
Crowe & Dunlevy offers counsel in everything from litigation and trial to bankruptcy and criminal defense. Founded in 1902, the firm provides over a century’s worth of comprehensive legal expertise, and successes are evidenced in a variety of awards including a spot in 2020’s U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms.
Doerner Saunders Daniel and Anderson
OKC and Tulsa
Founded in Indian Territory in 1896, Doerner uses its rich history to better help its numerous clients in industries from agriculture to oil and gas. Numerous attorneys at the firm have been tapped for prestigious high-profile appointments, and the team focuses on strong client relationships to obtain the best possible outcomes.
Echols and Associates
With over 75 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Echols and Associates excel in matrimonial law, from paternity and estate planning to divorce and child custody. Echols adopts a unique team approach to its cases, resulting in more expertise, personalized attention and optimal results.
Hammons, Hurst & Associates
The attorneys at Hammons, Hurst and Associates advocate on behalf of employees who are victims of discrimination and harassment – from wrongful termination to age discrimination. The team dedicates itself to making the workplace better for everyone by ensuring good employment law resources are available to all.
With a focus on practicing law with integrity, the attorneys at Jones Gotcher have been advocating for clients for more than 50 years. Combining personalized attention with technical mastery, the team provides legal services in industries including banking, family law, construction and real estate.
Latham Steele Lehman
OKC and Tulsa
A full-service law firm, Latham Steele Lehman has a client list including individuals, small business and Fortune 100 companies. With over 300 jury trials under their belts, the attorneys at this firm can handle appellate cases, real estate, corporate services, workers’ compensation and more.
Smolen Law’s attorneys are professional, honest, respectful and wholly dedicated to the success of their clients. Focused on personal injury, Smolen, nicknamed the Alpha Firm, takes on cases in everything from catastrophic torts to employment law, medical malpractice and civil rights violations.
Stange Law Firm
OKC and Tulsa
Stange offers common sense solutions from experienced family law and divorce attorneys in child custody, property division, family violence and more. The team understands the sensitive nature of these cases and works side-by-side with clients to rebuild their lives after massive change.
Manufacturing/ Industrial Supply
A leader in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, AAON was founded in 1988 after acquiring the heating and air conditioning division of the John Zink company. AAON has received several awards over the years for its product innovation and excellent performance, and has helped numerous companies during the COVID-19 crisis.
Founded in 1982, Airgas can help clients with any gas, welding or safety need with its more than 900 retail branch locations. With both organic growth and more than 500 acquisitions in its nearly 40 years in business, Airgas is now one of the largest U.S. distribution networks in the packaged gas industry.
Brainerd Chemical Company, Inc.
Brainerd is a pioneer in the chemical manufacturing and distribution realm, serving industries from animal health to food safety and water treatment. Founded in 1959, Brainerd retains over 3,000 customers in 48 states and operates with three basic tenants: stewardship, safety and service.
OKC and Tulsa
Dal-Tile, a top tile manufacturer in the U.S., has operated on the highest possible industry standards since its founding in 1947. Producing premier ceramic and porcelain tiles for flooring and walls, Dal-Tile focuses on sustainability; more than 98% of its products contain pre-consumer recycled materials.
Founded in 1949, Ditch Witch produces high-quality and innovative underground utility construction equipment, including directional drills, sprockets, trenchers and vacuum excavators. Known for its bright orange equipment, Ditch Witch prides itself on the grit and work ethic of its employees.
OKC and Tulsa
From humble beginnings in 1941, Hilti has become a trusted global business, producing top-of-the-line construction equipment. The North American Hilti operation of 3,800 employees is led and trained by a Tulsa-based team of 550 members. The company is dedicated to developing the community, evidenced in countless philanthropic and volunteer efforts by leadership and staff.
Kimray, a manufacturer of American-made control equipment, produces everything from pressure regulators to catalytic heaters. Along with pioneering in the industry, Kimray also operates with ethics – evidenced in its awards for financial stewardship, environmental excellence and quality certifications.
Locke Supply Co.
Started in 1955 as a ‘Mom and Pop’ operation, Locke Supply Co. has grown exponentially to become a premier plumbing, electrical and HVAC distributor. The company, founded by Don Locke, operates on the belief that exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of long-lasting client partnerships.
Matrix Service Co.
Providing engineering, fabrication, infrastructure, construction and maintenance services to a variety of markets, Matrix Service Co. has grown from a 4-employee business to a titan in the manufacturing industry. Matrix’s tenants include safety, integrity, relationships, stewardship, giving back and a commitment to excellence.
Paragon Industries, Inc.
Manufacturing line pipe products and oil country tubular goods, Paragon has been a leader in the industry for over 30 years. Paragon, which is passionate about its quality assurance program, has several core values that include high integrity, safety priority, strong relationships and work ethic.
A leader in innovative tubing solutions, Webco Industries was founded in 1969 by Bill Weber as Southwest Tube Manufacturing. From humble beginnings, Webco has become one of North America’s most dynamic networks of tube manufacturing and distribution facilities.
Zeeco provides advanced combustion and environmental systems for the refining, gas processing, production, petrochemical and biogas industries, among others. Celebrating over 40 years in business, Zeeco has more than 20 locations around the world, from Italy to China, Japan and Australia.
Founded in 1973 as a small installation and alarm monitoring company, Alert 360 has transformed into the fifth largest provider of residential security in the nation. Alert 360 received a rare TMA Five Diamond designation as an Alarm Monitoring Center and serves hundreds of thousands of customers around the country.
Oklahoma State University Foundation
Designated by the OSU Board of Regents, the OSU Foundation’s mission is to unite donor and university passions and priorities to achieve excellence. Driven to better the university, the foundation manages donor contributions to create opportunities for students, faculty, staff and alumni.
A real estate powerhouse, McGraw Realtors has served the Oklahoma and Arkansas markets since 1938, combining years of experience, innovative technology and a collaborative network of professionals. With more than 800 associates, McGraw strives to make real estate transactions simple and hassle-free for its clients.
Stan Johnson Co.
Going beyond traditional commercial real estate transactions, Stan Johnson’s associates are focused on creating solutions tailored to their clients’ specific needs. Serving public and private equity firms as well as franchisees, Stan Johnson works to maximize the value of its clients’ real estate assets.
Founded in 1962, CACI focuses on national security and government modernization technology. With an emphasis on innovation and excellence, CACI helps to safeguard military troops and enable the U.S. government to deliver cost-effective and high-quality support to all Americans.
CoreLogic provides information technology to identify and manage growth opportunities, improve business performance and manage risk for its clients. Backed by science and analytics, the company helps those in sectors like real estate, mortgage banking, property management and insurance.
InterWorks offers consulting in areas including infrastructure, data management, analytics and enablement. Providing strategic vision to guide businesses, InterWorks credits its success to the hiring and retention of highly capable employees, along with savvy partnerships within the industry.
Offering comprehensive human resources and payroll software, Paycom also excels in talent acquisition and management, and time and labor management. Tailoring its offerings to each client, Paycom’s software can help businesses of any size – whether they employ dozens or thousands.
SafetySkills provides online safety training, with specific courses for conditions and risks relevant to different industries. SafetySkills serves colleges and universities, retailers, oil and gas leaders, hospitality industries and even government and private-sector organizations.
Stinnett and Associates
OKC and Tulsa
Professional advisory firm Stinnett and Associates focuses on managing risk, improving performance and maximizing value for its public and private company clients. The team can help with internal audits, cybersecurity reviews, disaster recovery, governance risk and more.
Since 1988, TMA Systems has created world-class solutions for world-class organizations through its flagship solution, WebTMA. A leader in advanced maintenance management software, training, professional services and technical support, TMA has one of the highest client retention rates in the industry.
Melton Truck Lines
Started with a small piece of operating authority and two trucks, Melton Truck Lines has come a long way since its founding in 1954. Melton now employs over 1,350 of the best professional drivers in the region and offers top-notch customer service, safety programs, equipment and communications techniques.
TBS Factoring Service
With more than 50 years of experience serving motor carriers, TBS Factoring Service makes trucking easier with technology and services to help drivers get established, stay compliant, find work and get paid. Focused on driving change, TBS is a pioneer in the digital transformation of the industry.
Cherokee Nation Businesses
The force behind the Cherokee Nation’s success and financial stability, CNB works to better its community while establishing relationships with philanthropic organizations and sponsoring local events. The nation and its businesses make an annual economic impact in northeast Oklahoma of $2.16 billion.
Committed to the preservation of family, community and heritage, the Chickasaw Nation owns numerous businesses in various industries. Monies generated from these enterprises are divided to further support the tribal government operations, programs and services for the Chickasaw people.
The Choctaw Nation provides more than 6,000 in-state jobs and generates hundreds of millions of dollars annually for the state of Oklahoma. From global staffing to defense services, the Nation has a hand in various industries. Revenues go towards health care, education, housing and other social services.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation
The business ventures of Citizen Potawatomi Nation include First National Bank, Grand Casino Hotel and Resort and the Community Development Corporation. These ventures, among others, create an economic foundation for the Nation, which is the largest employer in Pottawatomie County.
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
The Muscogee Nation Business Enterprise was founded in 1999 to bolster the health, safety, education, well being and economic advancement of Muscogee Creek Nation citizens. With two operating divisions, MNBE provides an additional revenue stream to fund social services and further economic development of the Nation.
The Osage Nation works to create long-term, strategic partnerships to enhance the tribe’s effectiveness and expand its economic footprint. Furthering the education, health and welfare of Osage people, the Osage Nation and its subsidiaries offer numerous employment opportunities in various sectors.
The Seminole Nation’s motto is “to inspire and empower our people for success.” The Nation operates a variety of business enterprises, including casinos, smoke shops and gasoline stations, which generate revenue for the education, housing, public transit and economic development of its citizens.