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Kirkpatrick Family Fund Welcomes David Harlow to Board of Trustees

March 28, 2018

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – The Kirkpatrick Family Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of David Harlow as its newest addition to the Board of Trustees. “I am honored David Harlow has agreed to serve on the Board of Trustees and certain he will make significant strides and contributions to the charitable efforts of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund,” said Christian Keesee, President of the Board of Trustees. “His experience and commitment will be invaluable to the Kirkpatrick Family Fund’s commitment to strengthening the Oklahoma City community and quality of life for its people.”

An Oklahoma City native, Harlow currently serves as CEO of BancFirst Corporation, parent to Oklahoma’s largest state-chartered bank, with assets in excess of $7.4 billion and locations in over 50 Oklahoma communities. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University, Harlow returned to Oklahoma to earn his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma. Harlow began his career in the financial sector in 1986 with Liberty Bank and Trust where he began as a Loan Administration Officer and left Liberty 11 years later as Senior Vice President-Manager of their Metropolitan Lending Division. After two years as Executive Vice President of Dorchester Capital Corporation, he joined the BancFirst organization in 1999 serving as Executive Vice President and Manager of Commercial Banking for BancFirst, Oklahoma City. In 2003, Harlow was named Regional Executive and President of BancFirst, Oklahoma City, where his responsibility grew to include the overall management and administration of BancFirst Corporation’s largest bank. In May of 2017, Harlow was named CEO of BancFirst Corporation. 

Harlow’s current community Board of Director commitments include United Way of Central Oklahoma, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma Health Center Foundation, and YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City. He and his wife, Aimee, are parents to Kristina, 21, and Will, 19. 

“David Harlow brings diverse expertise from the philanthropic and business sectors,” said Elizabeth Eickman, Director – Kirkpatrick Family Fund. “The Kirkpatrick Family Fund looks forward to benefitting greatly from his knowledge and extensive involvement in both the nonprofit and business communities.”

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