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OETA Welcomes Shawn Black as New Vice President of Finance
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The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) recently named Shawn Black as the new Vice President of Finance.

“We are so fortunate to have someone with Shawn’s experience serving in this role,” said Polly Anderson, executive director, OETA. “Shawn brings with him extensive experience in accounting, budgeting, auditing, grants administration and human resources management.”

Prior to coming to OETA, Black served for 15 years as the Executive Director for Oklahoma Association of Youth Services (OAYS). Before that, he served for 12 years as a legislative fiscal analyst for the Oklahoma State Legislature.

 “I’m proud to work for an organization with such high ethical standards,” said Black. “OETA works diligently to ensure they are good stewards of all funds, both allocated and donated to them.”

 Black earned his bachelor’s in Marketing and later his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).

 When he’s not at work, Black devotes his time to his wife and four children.

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