Ken Lackey is the Chairman and CEO of the NORDAM Group. Prior to joining NORDAM, Mr. Lackey served as President of The University of Oklahoma, Tulsa and Senior Vice President of the OU System from July 1999 to July 2001 and was a member of Governor Frank Keating's administration serving as his Chief of Staff from February 1997 to July 1999. From 1995 to 1997, he served as the Oklahoma Cabinet Secretary of Health and Human Services. Before his service in state government, Mr. Lackey held the position of President of Flint Industries, a privately-owned, international company with interests in oil and gas services, manufacturing and commercial construction. Earlier, he held management positions with Skelly Oil (NYSE) and Kin-Ark Corporation (ASE). He serves as a Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee for Matrix Services Company (NASD), an Advisory Director for Commerce Bankshares, a Director of the Community Hospitals Authority, a Director of the Tulsa Community College Foundation, and as a Director and member of the Audit Committee for AAON, Inc. (NASD)
Ken Lackey is a past Chairman of the Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, Mr. Lackey earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in Austin. He served in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer from 1967-1969.
Ken Lackey joined The NORDAM Group as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in July 2001. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in November of 2001. In April of 2002 Lackey became Chief Executive Officer and President of The NORDAM Group and in October of 2005, he became Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.