WHAT WE DO

The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City was formed in 2011 to better coordinate land, incentives and economic tools that make Oklahoma City even more attractive to companies and developers. This includes the coordination, management, planning and/or implementation of:

  • The city’s general obligation limited tax bond program

  • Tax increment financing districts

  • The city’s retail strategy and incentives

  • City and urban renewal redevelopment programs

  • Identification and development of job creation sites

  • Public-private redevelopment opportunities

 We utilizes several economic tools to create the best types and levels of support necessary. 

WHO WE ARE

 
Cathy O'Connor
President and CEO
Geri Harlan
Chief Financial Officer
Keith Kuhlman
Director of Special Projects
Leana Dozier
Director of Policy, Planning and Partnerships Programs
Cassi Poor
Director of Real Estate Development Programs
Olen Cook
Olen Cook
Project Manager
Elizabeth Larios
Project Manager
Pam Lunnon
Executive Assistant
Laurie Barton
Financial Accountant
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

J. Larry Nichols - Founding Chairman

Clayton I. Bennett

Craig Freeman

David Greenwell

Debby Hampton

Rhonda Hooper

Michael Brooks-Jimenez

Ronald J. Norick​

James Tolbert

Christopher Turner

Tony Tyler

Roy Williams

PARTNERS

 

The Alliance leadership works with the city and developers to streamline agency resources and paperwork, making it more effective in time, decision-making and selection for the best types and levels of support necessary.

 

In addition to managing several economic entities, such as the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority and Oklahoma City Redevelopment Authority, the Alliance works in collaboration with public and private entities to begin or invigorate development projects.

Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority 

Oklahoma Industries Authority 

Oklahoma City Industrial and Cultural Facilities Trust 

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc. 

Port Authority of Greater Oklahoma City

City of Oklahoma City 

Oklahoma City Redevelopment Authority

Oklahoma City Redevelopment Corporation

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