Access Sports would like to say “THANK YOU” to all of our sponsors and attendees for our 2013 Devon Energy College Basketball Awards. Without your support Access Sports would not be able to accomplish our mission specific programs. We look forward to working with everyone to the future.
Drew Shields serves as CEO of Shields Pipe Corporation, one of the leading providers of oilfield tubular products in Oklahoma and the surrounding states. This Edmond based company was formed in 2003. Drew has been involved in the oil and gas industry for over 35 years. Drew attended Rockhurst College in Kansas City, MO and finished at the University of Oklahoma majoring in Business Management and Marketing. Drew also was instrumental as co-chairman for 10 years in helping the late baseball great Bobby Murcer with his highly successful charity golf championship, benefiting several charities and raising over $1 million.
Bill Webb is an operating partner in Fenway Partners, a middle-market private equity based in New York City. He is also the founder and Senior Managing Partner of Legacy Foundation and Event Management, a Southlake, Texas-based firm that develops and manages foundations and charities for professional athletes, professional and collegiate coaches, corporations, and individuals.
Scott Hill is a former standout football player and coach at the University of Oklahoma who played on both the '74 and '75 Sooner National Championship teams and was an All-Big Eight selection and Captain on the 1976 team. His business career spans three decades and he currently serves as General Manager of the Santa Fe Family Life Center in Oklahoma City and is a partner in Performance Sports Company, an Oklahoma City-based company that provides management of competitive sports leagues.
Will Reece is Vice President at NextLevelKSMG, an Oklahoma-based sports management firm. Will manages the day-to-day operation, strategic planning, and business development for NextLevel. He also serves as the head of client development and marketing. In 2007 Will merged his successful sports marketing firm, NextLevel Consulting, into what is now NextLevel Sports. Before that he spent 15 years as a highly successful coach, administrator and educator and was honored with several state and regional "Coach of the Year" awards from coaches and media.
Bryan Pettigrew is a founding partner in Affinity Sports Marketing, one of the nation's leading sports and entertainment marketing agencies. He has a degree in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and began his career in Oklahoma City and served as Director of Promotions and Special Events at Remington Park, a division of the DeBartolo Corporation. In 2000, he joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) in Lexington, Kentucky as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner and was named Vice President of Sponsorships later that year. In his current role he works with some of the biggest names in business in the creation, development and execution of innovative and highly impactful marketing programs for clients, sports properties and video gaming.
Greg Price serves as President of Oklahoma Tanks Lines / United Petroleum Transports. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 with a degree in accounting he rejoined Oklahoma Tank Lines as the Tulsa Operations manager. In 1980 he formed United Petroleum Transports and was promoted to President of the combined Oklahoma Tank Lines and United Petroleum Transports fleets in 1991. He serves in the Executive Committees of the National Tank Truck Carriers and Oklahoma Trucking Association.
Katy Young is Vice President at Eastman & Beaudine, a leader in executive search among collegiate clients seeking direction, assessment, and counsel to build senior leadership teams. The firm has placed many of the athletic directors and head coaches at major universities. Katy has developed and maintains key relationships with some of the top collegiate coaches and administrators in the country and is active in a variety of sports-related causes.
Regina is the widow of Wayman Tisdale and is very active in various causes, including The Wayman Tisdale Foundation. She is currently focused on her role as a mother to four children and is working to continue the legacy Wayman established in the jazz music world through his music. She lives in Tulsa and has graciously agreed to support the Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award and Access Sports.
David Gillikin is President/CEO/Distributor Principal of Cummins Southern Plains, one of the largest Cummins engine distributors in North America. His tenure at the Arlington, Texas-based company spans more than a decade. He is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, MA. He is active in a number of industry organizations and supports various charitable causes with his time and resources.
Guy Patton, a University of Oklahoma graduate, returned to the state in 2007 to serve as president of the OU Foundation, the position he currently holds. He is only the third president in the Foundation's history. Previously Guy was executive director of Fidelity Research Institute in Boston, part of Fidelity Investments where he spent more than two decades in various roles, including president of the company's outsourcing and 401(k) business, president of its tax-exempt services business, and executive vice president and chief human resources officer for all of Fidelity, with membership on its 10-person executive committee.
Kiran Phansalkar is the managing partner of the law firm of Conner & Winters' Oklahoma City office. His firm also has offices in Tulsa, Dallas, Houston, Northwest Arkansas and Washington D.C. Kiran practices in the areas of commercial real estate, banking and creditor's rights. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Finance and obtained his law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
Steve Hill is president of Fearless Public Relations. He has served as press secretary to former Oklahoma Governor David Walters; directed internal communications for JC Penney's 200,000 employees; led public relations departments at two Dallas PR firms; and served as spokesperson for the fastest-growing city in the United States. He's been an award-winning journalist, political/sports cartoonist and radio personality. From 1988-94, he was the head coach of the Oklahoma City Hotwheelers junior wheelchair basketball team. Hill has been the sports editorial cartoonist for the Kansas City Star and Tampa Tribune, and this fall his college football and basketball cartoons will be featured on AOL's Fanhouse website.
Bruce Lawrence is the President and Chief Executive Officer of INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma's largest healthcare system. His responsibility encompasses the 15 INTEGRIS hospitals across Oklahoma, which includes INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center and INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City. INTEGRIS Health is an Oklahoma owned, not-for-profit health system employing 9,000 statewide. Since joining INTEGRIS in 2001, Mr. Lawrence has served as President of INTEGRIS Baptist and INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Centers; and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of INTEGRIS Health.
Prior to joining INTEGRIS, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Baptist Health in Montgomery, Alabama from 1996 – 2000, and served 11 years as Vice President at Baptist Health System in Little Rock, Arkansas. He received a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
Committed to improving Oklahoma through service, Mr. Lawrence is on the Boards of the Oklahoma Hospital Association where he is the chair-elect, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Central Oklahoma. He is an active member of Crossings Community Church, a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, and is the past chair of the Greater Oklahoma City Hospital Council. Mr. Lawrence was appointed by Governor Henry to serve on the Oklahoma Trauma Council, for which he served as Chair.
Bruce and his wife, Donna, have four children: Meghan and Blake Lawrence and Tyler and Tara Schooley. To add balance to his busy professional schedule, Bruce enjoys hunting, golf, fly fishing, reading and travel.
Avilla is an Edmond, OK resident, was chosen as the President of the new INTEGRIS Health Edmond in February 2008. INTEGRIS Health is the state's largest Oklahoma-owned health system with hospitals, rehabilitation centers, physician clinics, mental health facilities, independent living centers and home health agencies throughout much of the state. She most recently was with Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City, as the Vice President of Branch Operations and Strategic Development.
Avilla brings 28 years of clinical and administrative healthcare experience to INTEGRIS Health. As an experienced leader, she will provide oversight to the development of a new acute care hospital in the Edmond community. Avilla believes the success of any project is dependent upon establishing a team of people who communicate well and share the same vision and goals.
She received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii and earned her master's degree at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. She was named Who's Who in Nursing Today and Nurse Manager of the Year.
She is very active in the healthcare and civic community, belonging to such groups as the Oklahoma Organization of Nurse Executives, member of the Edmond Summit Rotary, Paul Harris Fellow, Oklahoma Association for Healthcare Ethics and the Oklahoma Hospital Association. She serves on the Edmond Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors, the Butterfield Memorial Foundation Board of Directors, the Calm Waters Board of Directors and the Edmond Economic Development Authority Board of Trustees. In addition, is a National Diversity Council speaker and is a mentor at Western Village Academy.
Avilla has been married to her husband, Steve, for 29 years. They have one daughter, Morgan, who attends Oklahoma State University.
Glen Maynard joined Devon Energy Corporation in 1997. He currently serves Devon as Associate General Counsel responsible for shared services. Mr. Maynard has 24 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with extensive experience on class action and non-class action royalty matters, transactional, regulatory, legislative, litigation, and administrative issues related to the above business area. While at Devon, he has worked in the area of compliance and ethics and provides counsel on numerous other corporate matters for the company.
Maynard holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and is active in the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Association, the American Petroleum Institute, and served on the board of the American Royalty Council. In addition, he serves numerous charitable foundations such as Allied Arts of Oklahoma City and the Edmond Public Schools Foundation.
Renzi Stone is president and CEO of Saxum Public Relations, one of the region's largest independent public relations firms. Stone has grown his business from a one-person start-up in 2003 to a team of 21 full-time professionals. Stone is a leader in Oklahoma and is recognized nationally for his political intelligence and public relations insight. He has been published in several books and his opinion editorials have run in The New York Times, Indianapolis Star and The Oklahoman. He guest hosts a popular local political talk show, is an active member of the social media community and is frequently asked to speak to organizations on a variety of issues, including leadership, youth development, entrepreneurialism and Oklahoma. For four years Renzi worked with Wayman Tisdale at the Sooner Sports Network as partners calling OU men's basketball games. Stone also broadcast college basketball games for ESPN Regional Network during the same period. Stone serves on the board of visitors for the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Mass Communications, the executive committee of Allied Arts the board of trustees for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, the board of directors for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and Ally's House and on the advisory board for the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University.
Mark Moses is a partner in the Dallas, Texas office of KPMG LLP, the U.S. member firm of KPMG, a global audit, tax, and advisory services firm. KPMG LLP operates from 87 offices with more than 23,000 employees and partners throughout the U.S. Mark has worked in the north Texas offices of KPMG for over 20 years where he serves both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including oil & gas, electronics, and industrial markets. Mark is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and supports a number of charities.