Jim Woodward, Susan Gibson, Charles Philpott

Authors of Great News We've Sold The Company

Jim Woodward – Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with Minors in Psychology and Social Studies.  He has worked in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Odessa, Texas; Denver, Colorado; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.  His early career was spent in the “oil patches” in Oklahoma and west Texas as an oilfield supply hand and location manager.  He has 25 years experience in Human Resources, of which 23 years was at Director level for several companies including a Chrysler subsidiary.  He has eleven years experience in the oil well supply industry and seven years experience in the commercial fixture/shelving manufacturing industry.  He created and produced the “Interfaith” discussion television program for Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry in 1987 that aired on KOTV and Tulsa Cable for over 15 years


Susan Gibson - For the last four years Susan has been an Executive Director of the Tulsa branch of the Dress for Success program and mentors young single female parents for entry into the work force.  Susan makes presentations to numerous business and civics groups throughout Oklahoma about the program.  She was a Business Manager for a Catholic Diocese and also managed rental properties for a number of years.  She was married for 27 years loosing her husband to a sudden illness several years ago.  Susan has one daughter and two grandchildren.  For the last eight years she has been studying and painting wildlife working primarily in oils and pastels.   Susan has attended the University of Texas in Austin, Texas and Tulsa Community College.


Charles Philpott - Entrepreneur, graphic designer, illustrator and marketing specialist, is a graduate of Oklahoma State Tech and studied international marketing at Tulsa Community College. Former owner of a respected graphic arts studio, Charles has worked internationally and regionally with major advertising and marketing corporations.