President & CEO

As president and CEO, Rich directed the single-largest endeavor in the organization’s 90-year history—the opening of the Gaylord–Pickens Museum. Before joining the Oklahoma...

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Vice President

An Oklahoma City native and fifth-generation Oklahoman, Campbell joined the staff in 1991 following the relocation of McGraw-Hill School Division from Oklahoma City. As vice...


Vice President of Operations

Bethany Deason joined the staff as Director of Building Operations in January of 2019 and was made Vice President of Operations in 2021. As Vice President of Operations,...


Director of Honoree Relations

Brenda is a proud, fourth-generation Oklahoman who began her career at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2007 as the Director of Operations assisting with the opening of the...

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Director of Development

Breann began working for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2021 as the Director of Development. In this role she oversees financial and resource development for the organization,...


Director of Museum Experience

Emma Leach is a fourth generation Oklahoman and native of the Oklahoma City community. She began working for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum in 2017 as the...

Michelle Sopp

Director of Marketing & Communications

Michelle began working for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2019 as the Director of Development, where she oversaw all fundraising efforts, spearheaded stewardship efforts and...


Director of Accounting & Benefits Specialist

Julie Korff serves as Director of Accounting and Benefits Specialist. Her responsibilities include managing all fiscal records and reports, preparing for and working...

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Manager of Special Events

April Waggoner joined the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2021 as the Manager of Special Events. Her responsibilities include managing and overseeing the corporate, social and internal...

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Manager of Museum Education

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  • Kirsten joined the Education team at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in October of 2021 as their Outreach Coordinator before being promoted to the role of Manager of Museum...

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Development Coordinator

Emily Banfield joined the OHOP team in January 2022 as the Development Coordinator. She is responsible grant writing and reporting, serves as liaison to the Teen Board, and helps...

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Outreach Program Coordinator

Jorge is a first-generation Oklahoman. Raised in Oklahoma City, he attended Harding Charter Prep High School and later moved to Stillwater to study Public History at the History...

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Manager of Museum Maintenance

Jeff Ledel serves as the Manager of Museum Maintenance at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gaylord-Pickens Museum. Joining the team in April...

Mattie Barlow

Archives Manager & Registrar

Mattie Barlow serves as Archives Manager & Registrar. Her responsibilities include preserving and cataloging the historical documents of the Museum’s archives, assisting...

Olivia Reyes

Assistant Manager of Archives & Exhibits

Olivia Reyes serves as the Assistant Manager of Archives & Exhibits for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Her duties include assisting in preserving and cataloging historical...

Kyla Mach

Accounting Associate

Kyla is a native of Oklahoma City and a fifth generation Oklahoman. She is proud to be a part of an organization that promotes knowledge of outstanding Oklahomans and educates...