PROGRAM BENEFACTORS

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

Jennifer
Smith

Director of The Forge

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

  • Sarabeth Blaho

    Account Manager, Client Services

    World Travel Service

  • Caitlin Boewe

    Senior Associate

    CBRE

  • Dustin Curzon

    Executive Director

    36 Degrees North

  • Jerald Dawkins

    CEO

    True Digital Security

  • Claire Farr

    Director of Operations

    ES2

  • Jennifer Smith

    Director of the Forge

    Tulsa Chamber & The Forge

  • Chris Guglielmo

    Senior Project Analyst

    Williams

  • James Lovely

    Senior Project Analyst

    Williams

  • Jeff Moore

    Director

    University of Oklahoma CCEW

  • Nicole Morgan

    CEO

    Resolute PR

  • Taylor Potter

    Director, Tulsa Programs

    Pioneer Woman

  • Daniel Reagen

    Vice President

    Kanbar Property Management

  • Brad Scrivner

    President and CEO

    Valley National Bank

  • Mark Smith

    President

    Chartmark

  • Brien Thorstenberg

    SVP Economic Development

    Tulsa Regional Chamber

  • Evan Tipton

    Associate Producer

    HUB International Mid-America

  • Rose Washington

    Executive Director

    TEDC

  • Brek Wilkins

    Research Associate

    Oklahoma State University CHS

  • Chris Wright

    Founder, CEO

    Reliant