A Peer Network for Business Owners with a Diversity of Members
From professional and service firms to manufacturing and distribution companies, contractors and construction companies, TAB’s peer network for business owners represents the perspective, insights and ideas of 3,000 business owners to drive your business to the next level. TAB members in Northern Oklahoma City improve business results by sharing business ideas, strategies, tactics and business experiences in unique business groups – all to achieve greater success.
David Cheek – Cheek & Falcone PLLC
David Cheek’s company focuses on business related issues for clients of both transactional and litigation nature. The firm has professionals with experience in real estate, probate, water rights, manufacturing, general contracting, engineering, retail distribution, personal and commercial lending, insurance, professional liability, environmental, employment, oil and gas, tax, labor, and many other areas of the law.
Tracey Cheek – TLC Marketing, LLC
Tracey is a marketing consultant with more than 20 years of experience owning, operating and marketing her own small businesses. She understands more than just marketing, she understands business. She understands the need and desire of small business owners to see measurable results from their marketing efforts. She therefore works with clients to create marketing plans specifically designed to meet the unique needs of their business.
Scott Cornelius – ECI Agency, Inc.
As an Independent insurance broker for multiple companies, ECI Agency can source any desired coverage and provide excellent policyholder service. ECI Agency, Inc. offers home, auto, liability, motorcycle, life & health, business/commercial, and workers compensation insurance in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas. The ECI Insurance Agency is dedicated to providing insurance products that afford quality protection and competitive pricing. Scott has an experienced and resourceful staff of eleven full-time employees dedicated to serving clients. In addition, ECI Agency’s award winning website attracts prospects and provides education to Prospects & Clients, as well as real-time quotes.
John Gillespie – Access Financial Group Inc.
Access Financial Group Inc. (AFG), a SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm, was founded by John G. Gillespie, Certified Estate Planner and Registered Financial Consultant. John has served his clients since 1982 and is the author of “The Power of Seven Personal Financial Disciplines”. Using these seven disciplines, John and his six associates have produced results for his clients for over three decades. At Access Financial Group Inc. we believe “there are times to be in the market and times to be out.” AFG has been built on trust and integrity, by helping our clients eliminate the worry of running out of money during retirement. Our goal is to assist our clients in accomplishing financial peace of mind.
Larry Gundlach – Oklahoma Business Insurors
Oklahoma Business Insurors is a Commercial Lines Insurance Agency providing Property, Liability, Umbrella, Commercial Auto, Workers Compensation and Employee Benefits to Oklahoma-based businesses with employees throughout the United States. We use Risk Management techniques to develop insurance business plans that integrate with our clients’ overall business strategies. My primary objective is to be a business partner to owners, executives, and HR departments and bring 36 years of business experience to help clients succeed and grow their business.
Justin Hodges – Urban Ironcraft
Urban Ironcraft (UI) & subsidiary, Wrought Iron Corbels, manufacture decorative metal products, custom metal furniture, and metalwork for interior spaces. The company has niche product lines that are sold through online retailers, as well as brick and mortar stores domestically. UI also develops and produces custom furniture for interior designers, but more typically catering to the hospitality industry, including restaurants, bars & other commercial uses. Hallmarks are unique designs and quality metal products. Justin has been designing and building custom metal furniture and decorative metal products since he was 20 years old, when he opened a 3,000 sq. ft. furniture/home decor store. Justin has an experienced staff of seven dedicated to quality execution of UI designs.
Ray Hite – Hite Plastics Inc.
Hite Plastics processes polyethylene and other types of reclaimed plastics. These plastic materials come from various industries, such as oil field applications, and include water retention pit liners, pipe, buckets, barrels and others. Hite shreds, grinds and washes these materials so that they can be used as a raw material by manufacturers of plastic products.
Jon Hulsey – Hulsey Financial
Hulsey Financial is a full line financial planning and wealth management firm led by Jon Hulsey. Jon has in-depth knowledge of a broad range of financial instruments, as well as personal experience he gained as a small business owner. He holds a variety of security and insurance licenses. He has also taught Options Trading classes at Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Jon works hard to clearly understand his clients’ goals and he digs into the details, allowing him to make thorough, well-reasoned recommendations.
Randy Hunter – Hunter Mechanical & Controls, Inc.
Hunter Mechanical & Controls was started in October of 1985 by Randy Hunter. Randy was a one man company for about five years performing HVAC service and installing energy management systems. The first employee was hired in 1990 and after that the company grew to the company of today with about 40 employees. Many of the employees have been with Hunter for over 20 years now. In 2010, EarthSmart Controls was separated from Hunter for marketing and sales purposes and now is a thriving controls company. The second generation is here now and moving the company forward.
Tim Jones – Engineered Equipment Inc.
Engineered Equipment Inc. (EEI) is a value-added technical sales organization. EEI goes to market through three divisions: Mechanical Equipment, Sheet Metal/Air Distribution, and Filtration. In each of these divisions, exclusive representation agreements are enjoyed with leading equipment manufacturers. The core as well as the origins of the Company is the Mechanical Equipment Division. Custom applied HVAC equipment is designed and sold to mechanical contractors for institutional facilities. EEI sells boilers, chillers, air handlers, valves, cooling towers, dust collectors, fans, filters, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, pumps, and a variety of other types of equipment. EEI has offices located in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa and serves the entire State of Oklahoma with over 30 employees.
Jenny Karn – Beutler Ink
Beutler Ink is a digital agency specializing in social media, content marketing and visual storytelling. Clients include Google, Amazon, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and many regional clients nationwide. “At Beutler Ink, we help brands big and small grow.“ Jenny Karn is co-founder and vice president and has helped expand the firm to 16 full-time employees and more than triple revenue since joining the team in 2013 as employee No. 3.
Bill Long – B&B Medical Services Inc.
B&B has been providing Home Oxygen and Durable Medical Equipment since it began in 1947. It has been proud to provide those services and equipment to America’s Heroes, our Veterans, since 1976. B&B is a Joint Commission accredited organization, and operates on a philosophy of always maintaining the highest level of compliance with industry practices. This is an indicator of B&B’s commitment to quality which has produced a long track record of the highest level of performance and quality patient care.
Sam Minick – Minick Materials Inc.
Minick Materials has offered hundreds of products for commercial and residential building and landscaping use since 1958. A large selection of flagstone, premium screened soils, sands, soil enhancing products, building stone, landscaping stones, manufactured stone veneers, thin veneer stone, pavers, pottery, and much more have garnered Minick Materials the reputation as the premier purveyor of building materials in western Oklahoma. These products are sold to architects, contractors, builders, landscapers, and homeowners at three locations in Edmond, Norman, and Oklahoma City.
Josh Morphew – Baxter Electric
Since 1976 Baxter has been providing Edmond and Oklahoma City area homeowners with premier service and superior craftsmanship. We are a locally owned and operated company serving both residential and commercial customers in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and the surrounding communities. We provide reliable electrical service from licensed, qualified professionals. Regardless of the size of your project, our technicians can efficiently plan service, replacement needs and provide execution from residential to complex commercial generator maintenance. Since adopting the decision to focus solely on service and repair in 2013, Baxter has more than tripled its service and repair business, currently seeing most of its growth in the B2B sphere with 25 skilled technicians led by CPA/CEO Josh Morphew.
Andy Nelson – Nelson Lawns, Inc
Nelson Lawns, Inc. is owned by Andy Nelson and specializes in Landscaping, Irrigation/Sprinkler systems, Landscape Lighting, and Retaining walls, as well as regular lawn maintenance. In 2012 Andy opened a sister company, Weed Free Lawns, Inc. They specialize in and fertilizing and pre-emergent spraying. Between the two companies Andy has about 30 full time employees and services Edmond, North OKC, and other select locations of the metro area.
Bob Sullivan – NAI Sullivan Group
The NAI Sullivan Group, a commercial real estate company, offers brokerage of sales, leasing, development, and management of all types of commercial real estate, including office, retail, industrial, multifamily and investment properties. NAI Sullivan Group manages over a million square feet of commercial properties. The firm has 15 licensed real estate brokers and a support staff of eight. Bob Sullivan, CCIM, started his commercial real estate firm in 1995 and has operated NAI Sullivan Group since 2003. Today, NAI Sullivan Group is one of the largest commercial real estate operations in central Oklahoma.
Dave Younge – Progressive Stamping
Is a contract manufacturer, making metal parts for a number of industries including automotive, aerospace, gaming, medical, oil & gas, and many more. The Company also makes metal parts that are used to make the Flex-C Trac product. Progressive Stamping is ISO 9001 certified, providing high quality and reliable delivery. The Company specializes in processes which include tool and die design and fabrication, stamping, spot-welding, vibratory de-burring, washing, and assembly.
Dave Younge – Flex-Ability Concepts
The Company is known as “The Curved Wall People”. Flex-C Trac, their patented product, makes the framing of curved structures easier, stronger, and more accurate. The Company was formed by partners Dave Younge, Romeyn Ninness, Mark Ninness, Dick Ninness, and Frank Wheeler, the inventor of Flex-C Trac. In 1998 they made their first sales of Flex-C Trac. Today, the Company is the dominant provider of curved wall solutions to the commercial construction industry.