Commerce secretary will speak at city luncheon
Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and Tourism Deby Snodgrass will be keynote speaker for the Lawton Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation's annual luncheon on Wednesday.
The event also will include a presentation on the Lawton area by economist Mark Snead, an update on the corporation's activities, and presentation of awards to local businesses. The follow-up to the Rotary Leadership Institute's futurist workshop will follow the luncheon.
The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 135 NW 2nd. Tickets are $50, and table sponsorships are available. To reserve a seat call Inga Wells at 580-248-1623 or email at ingalawtonedc.com.
Snodgrass serves as Oklahoma secretary of commerce and tourism in addition to her duties as executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Snodgrass previously served as secretary of tourism and executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation.
As secretary of commerce and tourism, Snodgrass is responsible for 32 state agencies, boards and commissions. She serves on the Oklahoma Industrial Finance Authority, Oklahoma Science and Technology Research and Development Board, Oklahoma Development Finance Authority, Executive Bond Oversight Commission, Governor's Council for Workforce and Economic Development and the Oklahoma Ordnance Works Authority.