Robin F. Ballenger
Robin F. Ballenger is currently the chairman of Flint Resources Company, LLC, and president of the Flint Family Foundation.
She was the third generation of the Flint family to lead Flintco, a diverse, national construction company with offices in seven cities, until its sale in January, 2013. She served as Chair of the Board of Flintco, LLC and its subsidiaries.
Through her leadership, Flintco consistently ranked in Engineering News’ top 100 contractors in the Nation and won the 2006 U.S. Department of Commerce Business Development Agency’s Minority Construction Firm of the Year Award. Her distinguished leadership was further evidenced by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s 2006 American Indian Business Owner of the Year Award and by The Journal Record’s prestigious 2007 Woman of The Year Award.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Robin served as president of the Cherokee Nation Foundation, a tribally chartered nonprofit, and has served on the Cherokee Nation Citizens’ Compensation Committee. She is a past Board member of the Cherokee Heritage Center.
She has been honored by many local agencies, including winning the Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission’s Charles Chibitty Family Community Contributor Award for her tireless efforts to improve lives in Native American communities. She was inducted into the 2010 Tulsa Hall of Fame.
Ms. Ballenger received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College, and holds two masters degrees, one from Occidental College in Los Angeles in Urban Studies and one from the University of Southern California in Gerontology.
Active Community Service & Board Memberships:
· 108 Contemporary
· Philbrook Museum of Art
· Northeastern State University - President’s Advisory Council
· River Parks Authority
· Saint Simeon’s Foundation
· Tulsa City-County Library Trust
· Tulsa Funders’ Roundtable