Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell will be the guest at the Henryetta Chamber of Commerce August meeting.
The meeting will be at The Briefcase, 313 West Main, at noon Aug. 15.matt pinnell
Pinnell was elected as the 17th Lieutenant Governor in 2018. In that role, he serves as President of the Oklahoma State Senate, and is a member of multiple constitutional boards and commissions. Lt. Governor Pinnell also serves as Secretary of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage on Governor Kevin Stitt’s cabinet.
In his role as Secretary of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Pinnell oversees the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation and the state’s efforts to promote tourism, the third largest industry in Oklahoma.
He also serves on the Department of Commerce executive committee focusing on small business growth, entrepreneurship, and workforce development. Pinnell has a background in entrepreneurship and is a small business owner with his wife, Lisa, who is an inventor and entrepreneur.
He graduated from Oral Roberts University with a degree in Advertising and lives in Tulsa with his wife and their four children.
“We are pleased to welcome the Lt. Governor to Henryetta and look forward to showing him our community and what it has to offer to the rest of the state,” said president Stacey Blanchette.
The meeting is open to the public.