Norman businessman appointed University of Oklahoma regent
April 7, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday announced the appointment of a Norman investment executive to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.
If approved by the state Senate, Rick Nagel, 49, would replace Regent Gary Pierson and serve a seven-year term expiring in 2028.
Nagel holds a bachelor-of-science degree in environmental science from OU and is CEO and managing partner of Oklahoma City-based Acorn Growth Companies.
Acorn is an equity firm that invests in aerospace, defense, intelligence and space companies.
Pierson was appointed to the board in 2019 to fill the unexp...