The Rose State College Foundation welcomes five new members to their Board of Governors as the Foundation continues to grow, including three former Rose State student leaders. With these additions, the Rose State College Board of Governors expands from forty-two members to forty-seven. Joining the board are Austin Carroll, of Midfirst Bank, Tanner Hayes, of Edward Jones, Jason Phillips, of Nexthome Central Real Estate, Kacie Mach, of Tinker Federal Credit Union, and Julie Waddle, of FNB Community Bank.
Members of the Board of Governors are selected based on their service and commitment to Rose State College, and each has demonstrated excellence in their workplaces.
Austin Carroll attended Rose State College as a member of the President’s Leadership Class and pursued a general business degree. After graduating from Rose State in 2015, Carroll transferred to The University of Oklahoma and majored in Sports Management and Finance. Carroll now serves as a Credit Analyst at Midfirst Bank, where he supports lenders in multiple markets on complex personal financial transactions. Carroll is very active with the Rose State College Alumni Association, and also volunteers with the McLoud School Foundation.
Tanner Hayes is a 2007 graduate from Rose State College, where he was awarded a Leadership Scholarship and majored in Political Science and Government. After graduating from Rose State, Hayes transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2009. Hayes is an active member of the Rose State College Alumni Association, as well as a member of the Midwest City Rotary Club.
Jason Phillips, a Rose State College alumnus, is the owner of Nexthome Central Real Estate and senior partner of Phido Group LLC. Jason is a Midwest City native, where he is a member of the Midwest City Rotary Club. Phillips also holds an MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma
Kacie Mach has worked in development at Tinker Federal Credit Union for almost thirteen years. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Oklahoma State University, as well as an MBA from Oklahoma City University. In addition to the Rose State College Foundation, Mach is also a member of the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce.
Julie Waddle is Assistant Vice President and Digital Marketing Manager for FNB Community Bank. A native of Midwest City, Waddle is very active in the Mid-Del community, volunteering with the Mid-Del Food Pantry, Mid-Del Group Home, and the Junior Service League. Waddle also works as a freelance Squarespace Designer and owns her own social media marketing business, Bejeweled Social Media Marketing.