Excellence in Leadership Gala

Annually, LOK honors outstanding leaders from across the state to highlight the great work of individuals and organizations making a positive and meaningful difference in Oklahoma. Co-chairs are Susan & G.T. Bynum (Class XXIV) and Jodi (Class XXII) & David Lewis (Class 30).

6:00 pm

Southern Hills Country Club
2636 E. 61st St.
Tulsa, OK 74136
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Gala Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award – recognizes individuals who have used their leadership abilities to improve the quality of life for Oklahoma’s citizens and its future generations.

Distinguished Graduate Award – honors an LOK graduate whose recent leadership activities have exemplified the highest standards LOK and whose activities achieved results or set an example of statewide significance.

Business Leadership Award – commends a business entity for its impact in promoting leadership principles and practice, implementing programs worthy of example, and fostering the growth of quality leadership.

Statewide Community Award – acknowledges an organization or company that, through specific projects or efforts, has reached across valued differences to develop among Oklahomans a sense of common purpose and a more profound sense of loyalty to their state. This award has been created to promote a heightened sense of appreciation for the possibilities available when Oklahomans work together as a single statewide community.

Nomination deadline has closed.

Click here to download the 2019 Gala Award Nomination Forms 

Click here to download Excellence in Leadership Award Winners–historical 2018


April 13, 2019
Southern Hills Country Club
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dress: Black Tie Optional

Sponsor and Ticket Information

Sponsorship Levels:

$10,000 Sponsorship (10 seats)

$5,000 Sponsorship (8 seats)

$2,500 Sponsorship (8 seats)

$1,000 Sponsorship (2 seats)

Individual Tickets: $125 per person