The Forge Advisory Team is a group of community, business and educational leaders who serve to offer strategic advice and guidance for The Forge. The team is tasked with upholding The Forge mission of attracting and accelerating the development and success of startup companies in Tulsa.



PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Jessica
Flint

Director of  The Forge

Connect with Jessica if you’re interested in making The Forge your home, or in need of startup support.

  • Mark Smith

    President

    Chartmark Investments

  • Taylor Potter

    Director

    Tulsa Programs | OU CCEW

  • Evan Tipton

    Producing Manager

    Scott McCoy Insurance Agency

  • Dustin Curzon

    Founder

    Narrable

  • Claire Farr

    Energy Efficiency Consultant

    ES2

  • David Greer

    Executive Director

    TU -Institute for Information Security

  • Chris Guglielmo

    Business Consultant

    Independent

  • Mark Lauinger

    SVP of Client Services

    i2E

  • Nicole Morgan

    Strategy Expert

    Resolute PR

  • Rose Washington

    Executive Director

    TEDC

  • Brek Wilkins

    Research Associate

    OSU

  • Chris Wright

    Founder, CEO

    Reliant

  • Jessica Flint

    Project Manager, Entrepreneurship

    Tulsa Regional Chamber

  • Brian Paschal

    SVP of Education and Workforce

    Tulsa Regional Chamber

  • Brien Thorstenberg

    SVP Economic Development

    Tulsa Regional Chamber

  • Shagah Zakerion

    Executive Director – TYPros

    Interim Executive Director – The Forge