Happy New Year!
I hope all of you have hit the ground running in 2023 and doing your best to create an environment where our Oklahoma businesses will feel comfortable investing and keeping our citizens employed. 2022 was a banner year for our state and I look forward to even greater accomplishments in 2023.
With the dawn of a new year, we have also begun another term of office for Governor Kevin Stitt and those of us within his administration. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with all of you these past four years and look forward to even greater things happening the next four. My top priority during the first term has been to bridge the gap between YOUR Dept of Commerce and the local communities. We knew that the Oklahoma economy could not grow without every community aggressively working to implement a local economic development plan. Commerce’s role is to support you in your efforts which we have done by: