Meet our team

TIL has the best tech-led economic development team on the planet.

Executive Team

Managing Director

Jennifer Hankins


Head of Strategy & Initiatives

John McDonald


Head of Operations

MaryBeth DeWitt


Portfolio LEADERS

Conor Godfrey

Director, Cyber

Shawna Khouri

Director, Virtual Health

Justin Kits

Director, Grants & Policy


Sahee Abdelmomin

Associate, Virtual Health

Abisoye Ajayi

Manager, Cyber

Tori Burris

Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Mak Cochran

Fellow, Public Affairs

Allison Foster

Manager, Partnerships

Oscar Guillén Arauz

Fellow, Advanced Air Mobility

Patrick Hosford

Senior Associate, Advanced Air Mobility

Alejandra Palomo

Analyst, Partnerships

Jessica Remer

Manager, Marketing & Communications.

Caragan Tillman

Administrative Coordinator

Executive Council

TIL is guided by a diverse set of advisers from across industries, sectors, and geographies; they include both local and national leaders. Together, these leaders are committed to the Tulsa region’s success, and TIL is grateful to have their support.

Sean Alexander

Principal, ISV & AI Engineering - Microsoft

Lauren Andersen

University Dean, Industry & Talent Partnerships - The City University of New York

Jennifer Bennett

Chief of Staff - University of Tulsa

Cordell Carter

Executive Director, Socrates Program - Aspen Institute

Tyler Coretz

President - AMTRA Capital Partners

Ross DeVol

President and CEO - Heartland Forward

Dr. Leigh Goodson

President & CEO - Tulsa Community College

David Harris

Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer - Devon Energy

Gina Hitz

VP of Information Technology/CIO - Quiktrip

Elizabeth Hutt Pollard

President: Cowboy Technologies, Executive Director - Oklahoma State University Research Foundation

Phil Kaiser

Board Member - GKFF

Kian Kamas

Executive Director - PartnerTulsa

Jerome Loughridge

CEO - Oklahoma State University Research Foundation

Sid Mcannally

President & CEO - ONE Gas

Rick Muncrief

President & CEO - Devon Energy

Tom Murphy

Senior Resident Fellow; Former Mayor of Pittsburg - Urban Land Institute

Jane Oates

President - WORKNATION

Todd Rufo


Dr. Nicole Turner-Lee

Senior Fellow, Governance Studies and Director, Center for Technology Innovation - Brookings Institute

Rose Washington

CEO - TEDC Creative Capital

Lauren Zabierek

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency