Our People


PartnerTulsa is eager to assist you as you seek to invest in Tulsa. Below is an overview of our team.


Kian Kamas
Executive Director kian@partnertulsa.org (918) 596-7696
Iesha Youngblood-Blakely
Executive Assistant & Board Secretary iesha@partnertulsa.org (918) 596-1883
Gary Hamer
Senior Performance Strategy Analyst gary@partnertulsa.org (918)-596-7573
Ericka Rivers
Office Assistant/Accounting Clerk ericka@partnertulsa.org (918) 576-5681

Economic and Workforce Development

Michelle Barnett
Svp, Economic & Workforce Development michelle@partnertulsa.org (918) 805-0292
Ashley Chaney
Business Liaison Services Manager ashley@partnertulsa.org (918)-694-4196
Jonah Toay
Economic Development Specialist jonah@partnertulsa.org (918)-576-5571
Jonathan Sanders, Economic Development Manager
Jonathan Sanders
Economic Development Manager jonathans@partnertulsa.org 918-237-0925

Community Development

Jonathan Butler
SVP, Community Development jonathan@partnertulsa.org (918)-576-5663
Gretchen Mudoga
Senior Community Development Manager gretchen@partnertulsa.org 918-576-5566
Inez Ramirez
Program Fellow Inez@partnertulsa.org (918) 576-5140

Finance and Real Estate

Casey Stowe
SVP, Finance & Real Estate casey@partnertulsa.org (918)-269-0543
Nia James
Director, Real Estate and Asset Management nia@partnertulsa.org (918)-576-5565
Spencer Mitchell
Director, Economic Incentives spencer@partnertulsa.org (918)-576-5561
Billy Riphahn
Real Estate Analyst billy@partnertulsa.org (918) 576-5544
Juwan Hubbard
Real Estate Development Project Manager Juwan@partnertulsa.org