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Advisory Board Bios

President Donna Williams

Donna Williams, President of the Board

Senior Project Manager - Apparel Innovation and Technology
Target Corporation
Minneapolis, MN

B.S., Apparel Design and Production 
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

Vice President Teddie Price

Teddie Price, Vice President of the Board

Director of Replenishment for Ladies Apparel
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Bentonville, AR

B.S., Merchandising
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Leah Bayhylle

Leah Bayhylle

Interior Designer
J. Fyffe Company
Oklahoma City

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 


 

 

 

Carlina Briscuso

Carlina Briscuso-Sadler

Senior Technical Support/Systems Analyst
Gerber Technology, Inc.
Tulsa

B.S., Clothing and Costume Design
Texas Women’s University

 

 

 


 

 

Kristin Check

Kristin Check

Registered Interior Designer
Guernsey Engineers/Architects/Consultants
Oklahoma City

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Julie Christner

Julie Christner

Owner
Juju Jams
Tulsa

B.B., Accounting
University of Tulsa

 

 

 

 

 

Emily Fuhrman Propp

Emily Fuhrman-Propp

Design Director and Product Development Consultant
(currently on leave)
New York, NY

B.S., Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

Molly Gerkin-Johnston

Molly Gerkin-Johnston

Owner
Molly Gerkin-Johnston Interior Design
Tulsa

B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay Gin

Lindsay Gin

Senior Designer & Product Development Specialist
McCubbin Hosiery
Oklahoma City

B.S., DHM Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Stuart Harle

Stuart Harle

Designer/President
Carriage House Design, Inc.
Tulsa

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Tiffany Harper

Tiffany Harper

Strategic Account Manager
Steelcase
Tulsa

B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State Uiversity

 

 

 

 

 

Ali Hodel Barbera

Ali Hodel-Barbera

Director of Product Development for Calvin Klein Footwear
Global Brands Group
New York, NY

B.S., Apparel Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

Amanda Kendall

Amanda Kendall

Senior Interior Designer with emphasis in FF&E
Gensler
Dallas, TX

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Kennedy

Claire Kennedy

Owner
Claire Kennedy Design
Oklahoma City

M.S., Apparel Design and Production
All Saints Episcopal School for Girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allison Keys

Allison Keys

Owner
Wooden Nickel Boutique
Stillwater

B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Ledet

Aaron Ledet

Vice President Americas Sourcing
VF Sourcing Latin America S.A.R.L. – Panama
Veracruz, Panama

B.S., Apparel Design
Iowa State University

 

 

 

 

 

Rita Manzelman-Browne

Rita Manzelman-Browne

Buyer (retired)
Miss Jackson's
Tulsa

B.S., Marketing
University of Oklahoma

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Sevadjian

Margaret Sevadjian

President
Charles Alan, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX

B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

Betty Townsend

Betty Townsend

Owner
Elizabeth’s Clothing and Gifts, Inc.
Stillwater

B.S., Marketing
Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip Washington

Philip Washington

Principal
Philip Ryan International Model Management
Tulsa

B.F.A., Fashion Journalism
Academy of Art University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name Current Work Position and Roles Educational Background City of Residence
Donna Williams, President of the Board

Sr. Product Development Manager - Product Development, Apparel and Accessories Studio
Target Corporation  

B.S. in Apparel Design with Honors
Oklahoma State University

Minneapolis, MN 
Teddie Price, Vice President of the Board Director of Replenishment for Ladies Apparel
Walmart Stores, Inc.
B.S. Merchandising
Oklahoma State University
Bentonville, AR

Leah Bayhylle

Interior Designer
J. Fyffe Company
B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

OKC

Carina Briscuso Senior Technical Support/Systems Analyst
Gerber Technology, Inc.
B.S., Clothing and Costume Design
Texas Women’s University
Tulsa
Kristin Check Registered Interior Designer
Guernsey Engineers/Architects/Consultants
B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
OKC
Julie Christner Owner
Juju Jams
B.B., Accounting
University of Tulsa
Tulsa
Emily Furhman Propp Design Director and Product Development Consultant
(currently on leave)
B.S., Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University
New York, NY
Molly Gerkin-Johnston Owner
Molly Gerkin-Johnston Interior Design
B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Tulsa
Lindsay Gin Senior Designer & Product Development Specialist
McCubbin Hosiery
B.S., DHM Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University
OKC
Stuart Harle Designer/President
Carriage House Design, Inc.
B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Tulsa
Tiffany Harper Strategic Account Manager
Steelcase
B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Tulsa
Ali Hodel-Barbera Director of Product Development for Calvin Klein Footwear
Global Brands Group
B.S., Apparel Design
Oklahoma State University
New York, NY
Amanda Kendall Senior Interior Designer with emphasis in FF&E
Gensler
B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Dallas, TX
Claire Kennedy Owner
Claire Kennedy Design
M.S., Apparel Design and Production
All Saints Episcopal School for Girls
OKC
Allison Keys Owner
Wooden Nickel Boutique
B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater
Aaron Ledet Vice President Americas Sourcing
VF Sourcing Latin America S.A.R.L. – Panama
B.S., Apparel Design
Iowa State University
Veracruz, Panama
Rita Manzelman-Browne Buyer (retired)
Miss Jackson's
B.S., Marketing
University of Oklahoma
Tulsa
Margaret Sevadjian President
Charles Alan, Inc.
B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University
Fort Worth, TX
Betty Townsend Owner
Elizabeth’s Clothing and Gifts, Inc.
B.S., Marketing
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater
Philip Washington Principal
Philip Ryan International Model Management
B.F.A., Fashion Journalism
Academy of Art University
Tulsa
Jenni Bingham, Past President of the Board Senior Learning Architect
PTC Inc.
B.S., Clothing, Textiles, and Merchandising
Oklahoma State University
OKC
Laura Demaree, Past President of the Board Director of Merchandising & Business Development
Eskimo Joe’s Clothes
B.S., Apparel Merchandising
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater
Peter Pickett, Past President of the Board Retired Facilities Manager B.S., Engineering
Oklahoma State University
OKC
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