The College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series provides students and faculty with an opportunity to interact with prominent executives and community leaders. It offers students first-hand information about the complexities of the business world, while inspiring them to seek new ways to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Speakers share their views about successful management styles, possible career paths, critical industry-related issues, and qualities conducive to successful business leadership. These lectures seek to enhance the educational experience of students in the College of Business while showcasing programs, faculty, and students to the international business community.
Distinguished Speaker Series
Friday, April 10, 2015
10am - 11:30am
Chief Financial Officer for Kaiser-Francis Oil Company
Don P. Millican is Chief Financial Officer for the various interests of George B. Kaiser, including Kaiser-Francis Oil Company. Prior to joining Mr. Kaiser, Mr. Millican was a partner in the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young, where he served as managing partner of the Oklahoma practice and served on the national Board of Partners until his retirement in 2003.
Mr. Millican is engaged in many civic activities, serving on the board of Oklahoma’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, Tulsa Educare, Inc., Oklahoma Policy Institute and Tulsa Neighborhood Networks. He also serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees of Oklahoma Christian University, as a member of the board of Central European Christian Education Foundation and as an elder of the Park Plaza Church of Christ in Tulsa.
He attended the University of North Texas and earned a B.B.A in accounting in 1974. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He and his wife, Donna, have three children and nine grandchildren.