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Best Places to Work 2014 Winners

Large Companies 1. Edward Jones   U.S. Corporate Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri Website: Year Founded: 1922 Company Leader: Managing Parter Jim Weddie Status: Private Employees in State: 482 The culture of Edward Jones can be summed up in one word family. Family comes first, and branches will come together to support each other in

Best Places to Work 2013 Winners

Large Companies 1. Edward Jones   U.S. Corporate Headquarters: St. Louis Website: Year Founded: 1922 Regional Leader: Mary Maddux Status: Private Employees in State: 472 With nearly 11,500 U.S. locations, Edward Jones is the nation’s largest financial-services firm in terms of branch offices. Every aspect of its business, from investment types to branch locations,

Radio star

Like his grandmother, during the past quarter century, Fudge has developed his own hunger for saving items of historical significance, including restoring historic homes and buildings, an interest he shares with his wife, Shannon. Their shared passion led them to renovate Kamp’s Grocery; the Cameron Building; and homes in Oklahoma City’s older neighborhoods, such as

Rubble rousers

Deidre Ebrey, Moore’s economic development and marketing director, estimates 1,100 homes and 40 businesses were completely destroyed within the city’s 22 square miles. The Moore Medical Center and Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were heavily damaged in the storm that left 25 dead (one woman died of her injuries three months later) and 377

Architecture accolades

Awards are divided into three categories, with the most prestigious being the Honor Award, followed by the Merit Award and Citation Award. Projects are categorized into commercial, residential, interior and restoration entries, and the jury awards citations in each of the categories. Elliott+Associates Architects took home the most awards with three. The projects and their


NORMAN Stephen Koranda, Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director, earned the Certified Destination Management Executive designation on July 18 at the Destination Marketing Association International conference in Orlando, Fla. CDME is the only integrated executive program designed specifically for the destination marketing industry. The program requires participation in three core classes presented by DMAI


 EDMOND  Dallas-based ClubCorp, owner and operator of more than 150 golf and country clubs and related clubs in 24 states, the District of Columbia, China and Mexico, purchased Oak Tree Country Club. County records show the sale price at about $9.3 million. It is the company’s first Oklahoma property. A multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at