Coweta executive named Oklahoma Small Business Person of the Year | Local business news

An executive from a Coweta construction management company has been named Oklahoma Small Business Person of the Year.

Honoree J. Adam Ogletree is President and Chief Executive Officer of Warfeather, LLC, which provides general contracting and construction management services to local, state and federal agencies. The award was announced by the Oklahoma District Office of the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).

“These entrepreneurs are taking the risk to open a small business, help invest in their communities across Oklahoma, and create important jobs for Oklahomans,” said Fernanda Pedraza-Schmitt, assistant district manager of the ‘Oklahoma Small Business Association, in a statement. “They represent the entrepreneurial spirit that makes Oklahoma successful.”

Three Tulsa companies/executives received the 2022 Oklahoma Award winners. They were Elli Johannsson, director of 360 Engineering Group, PLLC (Oklahoma Entrepreneurial Success Award); Dave Hembree, president of Sawyer Manufacturing Co. (Oklahoma Manufacturer of the Year); and Lindsay Jordan, CEO of Write On Fundraising (Oklahoma Small Business Champion of the Year).

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