Executive Director Opportunity

PartnerTulsa is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to join the team. The Executive Director directs and manages all operations of the Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity (TAEO) and its companion organization the Tulsa Development Authority (TDA), with the goal of expanding economic opportunity for all Tulsans and carrying out the organization’s mission and vision around increasing shared prosperity and racial equity.

Reporting to the TAEO Board of Trustees, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic management of a diverse asset portfolio, focusing on leveraging and managing assets to support Tulsa’s economic development strategy and drive operational success. Additionally, the Executive Director leads core economic development functions on behalf of and in partnership with the City of Tulsa, including expanding access to affordable housing, fostering job creation, entrepreneurship and small businesses, supporting mixed-use redevelopment, and managing the public finance and incentive programs critical to executing these functions.

PartnerTulsa takes pride in connecting businesses, talent, and citizens because we know we’re stronger as one. Low business costs, access to capital and a coordinated approach to city government fuels successful companies in Tulsa. Together, Tulsa is showing the world how to build a more equitable economy.

Highly qualified economic development professionals, as well as accomplished public, private or nonprofit-sector leaders with a track record of developing and executing strategic plans are encouraged to submit their resume, letter of interest, and references to: PartnerTulsa@winnerpartners.net.

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