(TULSA, Okla.) – The Tulsa Regional Chamber announced the appointment of Maggie Hoey as the new executive director of Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPros). Hoey’s first day in the role will be April 24.
As executive director, Hoey will build and implement strategies to attract and retain young professionals and college graduates to the Tulsa region. She will also focus on expanding Tulsa’s next generation of business and community leaders. Hoey is no stranger to TYPros; she previously served as the group’s diversity co-crew leader.
“We are tremendously excited to have Maggie join our staff,” said Mike Neal, president and CEO of the Tulsa Regional Chamber. “Having been a TYPros volunteer, she will bring great insight and energy to this new role, and we are eager to see her impact.”
Hoey’s previous professional experience includes serving as fundraising manager for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, as well as director of development for Tulsa Habitat for Humanity. She currently serves as director of development for Iron Gate.
“I'm excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve as the TYPros executive director,” said Hoey. “The organization has a long history of attracting and retaining young, creative talent to Tulsa, developing the next generation of leaders and enhancing Tulsa's sense of place, which continues to be important and exciting work. I'm looking forward to continuing to dream big with TYPros members.”
Hoey holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University, and she is pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from OU-Tulsa.
“As an energetic young professional herself, Maggie is the ideal person to lead TYPros,” said Dr. Brett Campbell, senior vice president for education and workforce at the Tulsa Regional Chamber. “I have no doubt that her enthusiasm and ideas are going to elevate what is already an outstanding program to the next level.”