The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has named Mindy Mahaney to its board of directors and honored long-time director Frank McPherson. The designations were announced at OMRF’s semiannual board meeting on Wednesday.
Mahaney lives in Bristow and is chief operating officer for the Wealth Management Division and has been with BOK Financial since July, 2008. Prior to her role as chief operating officer, she served as a senior business group controller for Consumer Banking and Wealth Management. Before joining BOK Financial, Mahaney served as chief financial officer for SpiritBank for six years and worked as an Auditor with Arthur Andersen, LLP for ten years.
A certified public accountant, Mahaney graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics and Accounting from Oklahoma State University. Additionally, she’s an honors graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a graduate of the 2011 BOK Financial Executive Institute.
OMRF also named Frank McPherson of Oklahoma City as life director for his service on the foundation’s board. After completing military service, McPherson joined Kerr-McGee as a petroleum engineer. He rose through the corporate ranks, serving as vice chairman and CEO from 1983 to 1997.
McPherson joined OMRF’s board in 1991 and has served on the foundation’s Human Relations, Executive, Finance & Audit, and Development Committees. In April 2014, he received the board’s Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding fundraising and relationship-building efforts on behalf of the foundation.
“Frank McPherson is a board member’s board member and has served OMRF in many important ways through the years,” said OMRF President Stephen Prescott, M.D. “He has worked tirelessly to help us continue to grow, and OMRF is thriving as a result of his service on our behalf.”
Board members also reelected Oklahoma City attorney Len Cason as chair. Cason is a partner at the Oklahoma City law firm of Hartzog, Conger, Cason & Neville and has chaired OMRF’s board since 2001.