LAWTON-FORT SILL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, VICE-PRESIDENT
Bradley N. Cooksey
Bradley N. Cooksey
Brad Cooksey is the Vice-President of the Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation. Prior to joining LED, he worked in commercial real estate for Insight Commercial Real Estate Brokerage. During his tenure with Insight, Mr. Cooksey procured new tenants for a portfolio of commercial properties that would bolster the growth of the Lawton-Fort Sill Community. Mr. Cooksey also has a background in Commercial Insurance working for J.T. Neal Insurance Agency, Inc. and Wilcox & McGrath. Mr. Cooksey began his professional career as a teacher and high school coach at Eisenhower High School. He is a native Lawtonian who has spent his 19 year career in roles focused on strengthening his community.
Mr. Cooksey is the son of the late Mildred and Johnny Cooksey. He graduated from Cameron University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Science with a Minor in Mathematics. Mr. Cooksey attended Cameron University on a full scholarship for the Mens’ Basketball team.
Mr. Cooksey has served the Lawton-Fort Sill area in his community involvement, as well. He has served as the President of the Lawton Public School Foundation, member of the Spirit of Survival Marathon Committee, Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Ambucs, Board Member of Cameron University Foundation, and Leadership of Lawton. Mr. Cooksey and his wife, Karen, reside in Lawton where they are raising their boys, Carson and Colin. Mr. Cooksey continues to remain committed to the Lawton-Fort Sill Community and working to ensure it continues to thrive and prosper.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Philip D. Kennedy, President & CEO, Comanche Lumber Company, Inc.
Mr. Ron Nance, CEO/ President, Ron Nance Enterprise
Mr. Paul Ellwanger, City National Bank
Mr. Arthur Patrick, General Manager, Lawton Communications
Mayor Fred Fitch, Mayor of the City of Lawton
Mr. Albert Johnson Vice President, Cameron University
Mr. Mark Brace, President BancFirst
Dr. John MacArthur, President, Cameron University
Mr. Clarence Fortney, Superintendent, Great Plains Technology Center
Mr. Jerry Ihler, City Manager, City of Lawton
Mr. Joe Gallagher, SES to the Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence
Mr. Barry Ezerski, Managing Broker, ReMax Professionals
Mrs. Debra Welch, President & CEO, Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce