News & Events

Corporate Performance Group sponsors events and workshops to help Oklahoma and Arkansas business owners and leaders address specific challenges they face.  These events and workshops provide an opportunity for business leaders and owners to learn about solutions to their challenges and to exchange ideas with other business leaders and owners.

Upcoming Events and Workshops:


Business Leaders Conference

Sponsored by Commerce Bank, Corporate Performance Group and TAB Tulsa

Wednesday, August 15 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)

Seville Ballroom at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel

The Business Leaders Conference is exclusively for business owners and leaders.  This year’s Conference features nationally recognized experts making presentations and leading discussions on topics of interest to Tulsa area business leaders.


8:30   –    9:00     Coffee and Registration

9:00   –    9:10      Introductions – Dave Cleveland, Managing Partner, Corporate Performance Group & Gip Gibson, Tulsa Market President, Commerce Bank

9:10   –   10:10      Mitigating Cyber Risk and Winning the Cyber War – John Farley, VP Cyber Risk Management Services, HUB International – Author of Online and Under Attack – What Every Business Needs to Do Now to Manage Cyber Risk and Win Its Cyber War

10:10   –  10:50      Export Opportunities for Oklahoma Companies – Eric Kunkel, Founding Partner at CCK Strategies, PLLC

10:50   –  11:00      Break

11:00   –   11:50      Economic and Financial Market Outlook as we Head into the Mid-Term Elections – Scott Colbert, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist and Director of Fixed Income at The Commerce Trust Company

11:50   –  12:30      Buffet Lunch

12:30   –    1:15      Vision of Tulsa’s Future – Mayor G. T. Bynum, City of Tulsa

1:15     –   1:30      Break

1:30   –   2:20      Tap Into Tulsa Tech for Consulting, Training and Entrepreneurship – Dr. Steve Tiger, Superintendent & CEO, Tulsa Tech

2:20    –   3:15      That Ain’t No Fairy Tale: The Grimm Facts behind Business Succession Planning and Disputes – Gale Allison, Attorney, Schaffer Herring PLLC

3:15   –    3:30      Conclusion & Door Prizes – Dave Cleveland, Managing Partner, Corporate Performance Group

3:30   –   4:30      Meet & Greet Kegger

The Conference is free for business owners and leaders – but attendance at the Conference is limited.