Welcome from the University of Oklahoma Charlotte area alumni and fans! Our goal is to keep that Sooner family feeling alive beyond Norman. We plan to bring you a variety of year round networking and social events to strengthen the ties among the club members, the community and the University. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PresidentInternational Business '01
Blake was first introduced to Charlotte while consulting for Duke Energy with Ernst & Young in 2015, relocating here full-time from Chicago six months later. Since going independent in 2016, Blake has supported a specialized HR function for Lowe's Companies in Mooresville since May 2017. A native of Bartlesville, he's often traveling back to Oklahoma for football games and summer weekends with his parents at Grand Lake. In 2018 he joined the Carolina Show Ski Team and in 2019 has decided to trade in pyramid building for learning how to barefoot. He's an active member of Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte and actively involved with the Room In the Inn (RITI) homeless outreach program.
Gameday ChairDoctor of Medicine (MD) '99
Matt grew up in Tulsa and spent nine years as an undergraduate and medical student at OU during which time he was a nine-year season ticket holder. Growing up, he developed an unquenchable passion for Sooner sports that is as strong today as ever. Matt has been a member of the OU Club of Charlotte since 2008 and set up permanent residence here in 2009. He has served in many roles and now happily assumes the role of Gameday chair. He is the owner of Jon Ric Medical Spa and Wellness Center where he practices minimally and non-invasive cosmetic medicine. When not working or watching Oklahoma athletics, Matt can be found golfing or playing with his adorable dogs, Nika and Boomer (of course!) with his beautiful wife Kara, who is at most games as an honorary Sooner.
Community ChairBiochemistry '06Hailing from Edmond, Oklahoma, Cheryl is a proud alumnus of the University of Oklahoma class of 2006. She originally moved to North Carolina after graduation to attend Wake Forest School of Medicine. Upon graduation, she moved to Knoxville, TN for her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been in Charlotte since 2014. Cheryl loves living in Charlotte and bought a home last year to start laying down more permanent roots. She is the proud parent of a four year-old miniature schnauzer named Daisy and outside of OU football she loves reading, indoor/outdoor cycling and is slowly making her way around the 7 wonders of the world.