About
Board of Trustees

Members' Bios

List of 19 items.

  • Mark Beffort

    Current Parent
    Committee: Plant
    Mark Beffort began his commercial real estate career and in-depth involvement in Oklahoma City in 1985 after graduating from Washburn University.
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  • Katherine Walker Buxton '92

    Current Parent
    Committee: Development
    Katherine Buxton is the owner of Gretta Sloane, a women's boutique.
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  • John Covington '79

    Alumnus, Parent of Alumna
    Committees: Admission/Marketing Chair, Development, Executive
    John Covington is a member of Casady’s Class of 1979 and a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
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  • Victoria W. English

    Parent of Alumnus
    Committees: Executive, Governance Chair
    Vicki English is an active community volunteer with a background in banking and corporate finance.
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  • Eric S. Fisher Sr. '84

    Alumnus, Parent of Alumni, Current Parent
    Secretary of the Board
    Committees: Executive, Governance, Plant
    After graduating from Casady, Mr. Fisher attended the University of Kansas, where he earned a B.S. in Journalism in 1988.
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  • Colin FitzSimons

    Current Parent
    Committee: Development
    Colin FitzSimons is President and Chief Executive Officer of Corytus LLC, which he formed in 2013.
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  • David R. Harlow '80

    Alumnus, Parent of Alumnus
    Committee: Finance
    David Harlow is a Regional Executive of BancFirst as President of BancFirst Oklahoma City where he oversees the management and administration of BancFirst Corporation's largest bank since 2003.
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  • John D. Hart

    Current Parent
    Committees: Development Chair, Executive
    John D. Hart is Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Continental Resources.
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  • Henry J. Hood '78

    Alumnus, Parent of Alumni
    Committee: Finance
    A native of Oklahoma City, Henry Hood is a Casady alumnus, graduating in 1978. He went on to study at Duke University where he obtained a B.A. in History and Economics before graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1985.
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  • Anthony D. Jackson, M.D.

    Parent of Alumni
    Committee: Admission/Marketing
    Anthony Jackson is a physician and president of Ob/Gyn Associates LLC in Oklahoma City. He is the immediate past chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Integris Southwest Medical Center where he served for six years.
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  • R. Murali Krishna M.D.

    Parent of Alumni
    Committee: Admission/Marketing
    R. Murali Krishna, MD, DLFAPA, is the newest addition to Casady’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Krishna is a senior psychiatrist in Oklahoma City.
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  • Jenee Naifeh Lister '82

    Alumna, Current Parent
    Board of Trustees Chair
    Committees: Admission/Marketing, Audit, Development, Executive, Finance, Governance, Plant
    Jenee Lister is a Wealth Management Advisor providing high net worth clients a wide array of investment services including wealth management, retirement planning, estate planning, and investment development. 
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  • Denise K. Parsons

    Parent of Alumnus, Current Parent
    Committee: Admission/Marketing
    Denise K. Parsons was born in Oklahoma City, the youngest grandchild in the Henry Kamp Grocery family.
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  • Guy L. Patton

    Parent of Alumni
    Committees: Audit, Finance
    Guy Patton is President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Oklahoma Foundation. The Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization that serves as the principal depository for the private fundraising efforts of OU.
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  • Alice Sias Pippin '80

    Alumna, Parent of Alumni, Current Parent
    Committee: Development
    Alice Pippin is a member of Casady’s Class of 1980 and a graduate of Pomona College. She received her J.D. from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law.
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  • The Rt. Rev. Poulson Reed

    Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma
    Board Ex-Officio
    Committees: Admission/Marketing, Executive, Governance
    The Rt. Rev. Poulson Reed was elected the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma in December 2019. He was consecrated as Bishop Coadjutor in May 2020 and was seated as the Bishop Diocesan in August 2020, succeeding The Rt. Rev. Dr. Edward J. Konieczny.
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  • Marianne Brown Rooney

    Parent of Alumni
    Treasurer of the Board
    Committees: Executive, Finance Chair, Audit, Governance
    Marianne Rooney currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and the Board of Advocates for Children’s Hospital Foundation.
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  • Nathan L. Sheldon

    Head of School
    Committees: Admission/Marketing, Audit, Development, Executive, Finance, Governance, Plant
    In October 2014, Nathan Sheldon was named the eleventh Head of School for Casady after serving as Interim Head of School for four months. Since Mr. Sheldon joined the School in 2003, he has served as Associate Head of School and Chief Financial Officer, as well as Director of Operations.
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  • C. Miles Tolbert '82

    Alumnus, Parent of Alumni
    Committees: Audit Chair, Executive, Finance, Governance, Plant
    Miles Tolbert is Associate General Counsel for Chesapeake Energy, where he leads the company’s Environment, Health, and Safety Group. Although Mr. Tolbert is now in the corporate sector, he has spent most of his career in public service beginning his career as a trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
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