Stitt taps former company exec to serve as Oklahoma's COO
July 14, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Tuesday he's named an executive from his former company to serve as the state's chief operating officer.
Steven Harpe, who previously worked as chief information officer at Stitt's Gateway Mortgage Group, will continue in his current role as director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services and as deputy secretary of digital transformation and administration.
As COO, Harpe replaces John Budd, a former Sonic Corp. executive who stepped down from his role as Stitt's COO earlier this month.
Since joining Stitt's administration, H...