Founded in 1931, TEA continues to be the largest and most prestigious networking organization in Tulsa, encompassing over 150 business leaders. Tulsa Executives Association is governed by a Board of Directors that includes 4 officer and 8 members at large positions. Partial Board elections occur every 6 months and a member must be in good standing for at least one year before being elected to the Board. Before being elected to an officer role, a member must serve on the Board for at least one year.

Board of Directors


  • Chairman of the Board: Chris Probst Probst Communications
  • President:Joe Carner Carner Plumbing
  • President-Elect:Tammy Stokes Oklahoma Disaster Restoration
  • Treasurer: Eric Bohne Eric BohneSecurity Bank

Members at Large

  • Darlene AdkinsKMS Heating & Cooling
  • Brian CarpenterOklahoma Chiller
  • Derek ChuteHydra-Flo Guttering
  • Shawn CollinsSisemore & Associates
  • Gene DanielRK Black
  • Jody DavisAccent Moving & Storage
  • Jay HendersonUtica Capital
  • Jackie PotterStation 13 Tulsa

In addition to the Board leadership, several committees are appointed by the President to support TEA members in a variety of ways.

Austin Metts, Southwestern PayrollMembership Committee Chair

The most robust committee, the Membership Committee reviews potential new members to determine eligibility and to prevent classification overlap with current TEA members.

Gloria McQuade, Burnett Inc. Goodwill Committee Chair

The Goodwill Committee is responsible for ensuring member needs are met during difficult times and positive life events are celebrated together. TEA members consider TEA a family and the Goodwill Committee ensures personal updates are shared as members desire.

Lindsay Henderson, Final Touch Cleaning Program Committee Chair

The Program Committee’s goal is to schedule desirable programming during the weekly luncheons. This program may include speakers from outside TEA or it may include a member highlight about their business operations and personal background.

Chris Probst, Probst Communications Needs Committee Chair

The Needs Committee is a distinguishing hallmark of TEA membership. Designed to confidentially provide assistance and support, the Needs Committee helps members to overcome business difficulties and reach successful conclusions. Due to the intimate nature of this committee, members are required to be in TEA for at least 3 years and to adhere to the highest business ethics.

Kerrick Draper, Waterstone Mortgage New Member Orientation Chair

The New Member Orientation Committee meets every six months and welcomes new members at a designated luncheon. Joined by 2 Past-Presidents, the New Member Orientation luncheons are designed to give new members an opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of membership in Tulsa Executives Association.

Marquess Dennis, Tulsa Dream Center Attendance Committee Chair

The TEA Attendance Committee helps to keep members in good standing with TEA Attendance Standards. Attendance is required at TEA luncheons in order to foster professional and personal relationships.

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