Director of Special Events
Corie Mills currently serves as the Director of Special Events, responsible for weddings, corporate meetings, or any other type of special event at the Museum. She also serves as a staff advisor for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Teen Board, which is a board comprised of high school students from across the state. The Teen Board is responsible for a fundraising event once a year, which benefits the organization's education programming.
After holding careers at the university level, Baker joined the OHA staff in 2007 during the opening year of the Museum as accounting manager, and then took the role of community outreach manager in 2008. She has held her current role since November 2011.
Corie enjoys being part of the organization in telling people’s stories. She believes that every person has a story to tell, regardless of background. Earlier in her career at Oklahoma Hall of Fame, she was responsible for bringing the Museum’s first national exhibit, Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam, in which she had the opportunity to meet with several Oklahoma Vietnam veterans, as well as tell their stories through the exhibit. The exhibit received honorable mention at the 2012 Annual Awards for Central Oklahoma Frontier Country. Today, she is still in contact with a few of them and says they will always be part of her story.
Corie was born in Anchorage, Alaska and grew up in Stillwater, OK. She attained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Corie is an active member of the Oklahoma City YMCA, participating in various fitness classes. She also loves to run and participates in races on the weekend, with the intention on running a half marathon in the near future. She enjoys Thunder basketball, anything orange and OSU. She resides in Oklahoma City.