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Design and Merchandising Advisory Board


Name

Current Work Position and Roles

Educational Background

City of Residence

Donna Williams, Past President of the Board

Sr. Product Development Manager - Product Development, Apparel and Accessories Studio
Target Corporation

B.S. in Apparel Design with Honors
Oklahoma State University

Minneapolis, MN

Teddie Price, President of the Board

Director of Replenishment for Ladies Apparel
Walmart Stores, Inc.

B.S. Merchandising
Oklahoma State University

Bentonville, AR

Leah Bayhylle

Interior Designer
J. Fyffe Company

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

OKC

Carina Briscuso

Senior Technical Support/Systems Analyst
Gerber Technology, Inc.

B.S., Clothing and Costume Design
Texas Women’s University

Tulsa

Kristin Check

Registered Interior Designer
Guernsey Engineers/Architects/Consultants

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

OKC

Julie Christner

Owner
Juju Jams

B.B., Accounting
University of Tulsa

Tulsa

Cherdena  Daniel

Owner
Cherdena Daniel Creative Design Studio

B.S., Interior Design

Oklahoma City, OK

Leslie Deer

Owner
LA Deer Apparel

B.S., Fashion Design and Production

Holdenville, OK

Emily Furhman Propp

Design Director and Product Development Consultant
(currently on leave)

B.S., Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University

New York, NY

Molly Gerkin-Johnston

Owner
Molly Gerkin-Johnston Interior Design

B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Tulsa

Lindsay Gin, Secretary of the Board

Senior Designer & Product Development Specialist
McCubbin Hosiery

B.S., DHM Apparel Design and Production
Oklahoma State University

OKC

Stuart Harle, Vice President of the Board

Designer/President
Carriage House Design, Inc.

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Tulsa

Tiffany Harper

Strategic Account Manager
Steelcase

B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Tulsa

Ali Hodel-Barbera

Director of Product Development for Calvin Klein Footwear
Global Brands Group

B.S., Apparel Design
Oklahoma State University

New York, NY

Amanda Kendall

Senior Interior Designer with emphasis in FF&E
Gensler

B.S., DHM Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Dallas, TX

Claire Kennedy

Owner
Claire Kennedy Design

M.S., Apparel Design and Production
All Saints Episcopal School for Girls

OKC

Allison Keys

Owner
Wooden Nickel Boutique

B.S., Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Stillwater

Aaron Ledet

Vice President Americas Sourcing
VF Sourcing Latin America S.A.R.L. – Panama

B.S., Apparel Design
Iowa State University

Veracruz, Venezuela

Melissa Lies

Interior Designer
Phillips Architecture

Interior Design

Raleigh, NC

Kiah Lowe

Associate Merchandise Planner
American Eagle Outfitters

B.S., Merchandising

Pittsburgh, PA

Rita Manzelman-Browne

Buyer (retired)
Miss Jackson's

B.S., Marketing
University of Oklahoma

Tulsa

Margaret Sevadjian

President
Charles Alan, Inc.

B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Fort Worth, TX

Betty Townsend

Owner
Elizabeth’s Clothing and Gifts, Inc.

B.S., Housing and Interior Design
Oklahoma State University

Stillwater

Philip Washington

Principal
Philip Ryan International Model Management

B.F.A., Fashion Journalism
Academy of Art University

Tulsa

Jenni Bingham, Past President of the Board

Senior Learning Architect
PTC Inc.

B.S., Clothing, Textiles, and Merchandising
Oklahoma State University

OKC

Laura Demaree, Past President of the Board

Director of Merchandising & Business Development
Eskimo Joe’s Clothes

B.S., Apparel Merchandising
Oklahoma State University

Stillwater

Peter Pickett, Past President of the Board

Retired Facilities Manager

B.S., Engineering
Oklahoma State University

OKC

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