Kyler Graduates From OU Economic Institute

Ponca City Now - November 9, 2022 5:49 am

Molly Kyler, Executive Director of Business and Industry Services at Pioneer Tech, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute (OU EDI) on October 20, 2022 at the OU EDI Fall session. Pictured are Nathan Ohle, President & CEO of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Molly Kyler, Executive Director of Business and Industry Services, and Barry Matherly, President & CEO of Hickey Global, and Dean of OU Economic Development Institute

Ponca City, OK –

Molly Kyler, Executive Director of Business and Industry Services at Pioneer Technology Center, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute (OU EDI) on October 20, 2022 at the OU EDI Fall session.

OU EDI is an intensive 117-hour certificate program which provides a broad spectrum of advanced education for the economic development professional.  Barry Matherly, CEcD and Dean for OU EDI, said, “OU Economic Development Institute is the premier organization dedicated to training economic development professionals.  These graduates have invested in improving their professional capabilities to support their local communities.  Congratulations to all.”

OU EDI began in 1962 and is celebrating its 60th year of service to the economic development community.  Fully accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the program has trained 6,000 professionals and remains the world’s leading economic development teacher.

OU EDI provides economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today’s constantly changing environment.  In addition to classwork, students receive the benefit of a strong mentoring program and opportunities to expand their professional network. Students typically take 1-2 years to complete the program through a series of intensive in-person or online courses.

Traci Thorpe, Superintendent/CEO of Pioneer Tech added, “Molly Kyler thrives on learning, and her growth in the OU Economic Development Institute adds value to the Business and Industry team at Pioneer Tech as well as the businesses, industries and communities we serve. I’m extremely proud of Molly and value her as a vital member of the PTC family.”

For more information on Pioneer Tech’s Business and Industry Services programs, as well as Adult Training and Development classes, please call 580-762-8336 or visit pioneertech.edu.

 

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