WESTERN OKLAHOMA — Brandy McIntyre is the new Regional Development Specialist (RDS) for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce in Western Oklahoma. McIntyre will serve a 10-county region in Western Oklahoma and will office in the area.
McIntyre’s major priorities are to assist regional businesses, connect them to appropriate state and federal resource programs, provide retention and expansion assistance, and interface with workforce development entities. Additionally, she will provide development assistance for counties and municipalities in her service region and on-going support for existing regional partnerships.
“Brandy is a welcomed new member to the ODOC team and her region.” James Johnson, RDS Director. “She is an important asset for this area connecting communities, businesses and people with the resources and opportunities they need to grow their business.”
Her area includes Clinton, Elk City and Altus. A vital part of the RDS efforts are spent helping assist with business retention, expansion and attraction programs.
McIntyre’s legal background and experience as a small business owner make her an excellent resource for companies in Western Oklahoma looking for incentives, workforce resources, funding avenues and more. McIntyre and her support team at the main ODOC office in Oklahoma City will continue to help new and established businesses flourish in Oklahoma.
“I chose this position because I understand the role collaboration and teamwork play in economic development,” McIntyre said. “I hope to be a valuable resource for local businesses, communities and potential businesses. Together, we can bring new jobs and opportunities to Western Oklahoma.”
Before coming to ODOC, McIntyre worked as the Director of Tourism and Main Street Services for Vernon, Texas. In her role, she worked with local organizations to develop opportunities within the city and county.
Prior to that experience, McIntyre owned and operated a small business, McIntyre Land and Realty Company. She lives in Frederick, Okla., and is excited to help the region grow.
Brandy McIntyre, Economic Development Specialist for Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Phone: 405-215-6716; Email: email@example.com