Board of Directors

Heather Smoot - NEWDB Chair
Adams Parc - Community Liaison - Care Transition Director

Scott Fry - NEWDB Vice Chair
MidAmerica Industrial Park - Director of Workforce Development

David Chaussard - NEWDB  Past Chair
Hillcrest Claremore - Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Adams
Central States Business Forms -President

Jerry Atkinson
Fastlane Occupational Heath and Safety Services - Operations Manager

Jeanine Coleman
Pelco Structural LLC - Human Resource Manager

Grant Kernan
Newell Coach - VP of Administration

Brooke Brumbaugh
Tracker Marine - Human Resource and Safety Manager

Layla Freeman
Asset Industrial, Inc. - Owner/Vice President

Edie Tolbert
Stonebrook Day Spa - Owner/CEO

Kari Mace-Russell
RAE Corp - Human Resource Manager

Lori Nichols
American Castings - Human Resource Manager

Michael Williams
Lowes - HR Manager


Pamela Bridwell
OECS - Area Manager

Cheryle Martin
Adult Learning Center NEO A&M - Director

Miranda Wolf
3M - HR Coordinator

Brad Ford
Plumbers and Pipefitters #430 - Business Manager

Karen Geiger
SCSEP, Director

Diane Kelley
Cherokee Nation Career Services - Executive Director

Tami McKeon
Grand Gateway - Director of Economic Development

Robbin Rogers
DRS - Programs Manager

Jeff Sims
IBEW #585 - Business Agent

Melanie Rollins
Hopkins MFG Corp - Corporate HR Manager

Dr. Susan Willis
Rogers State University, Dean and Director - School of Professional Studies