TCT Named Cowboy100 Honoree

Tri County Tech Places #51 on the Cowboy100 List

Dr. Tammie Strobel at the Cowboy100 Gala

Bartlesville, Oklahoma. – Tri County Tech was honored as a Cowboy100 top business during a recent gala at Oklahoma State University (OSU), placing 51 on the list. Cowboy-owned and Cowboy-led businesses were celebrated at the event for their achievements in entrepreneurship, growth, and economic impact. Accepting the award for Tri County Tech is OSU graduate, Superintendent and CEO Dr. Tammie Strobel.

As the Superintendent and CEO of Tri County Tech since 2021, and with a cumulative nineteen years of being part of the organization, Dr. Tammie Strobel has a proven track record of success. Her leadership helped to position Tri County Tech as one of the top places to work in the United States, earning countless awards and acknowledgments along the way, including the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

“I am humbled to lead Tri County Tech and be recognized as one of the Cowboy100 honorees. My parents, Stanley and Beverly Keefe made tremendous sacrifices so that I could earn a degree from Oklahoma State University. I appreciate them more than they’ll ever know. I gained knowledge and leadership skills at OSU that still serve me today. Thank you, OSU, Tri County Tech, and Mom and Dad, for this honor. Go pokes!” – Dr. Tammie Strobel | Superintendent & CEO

The Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the Oklahoma State University Foundation, hosted the Cowboy100 Honoree Gala. The program’s purpose is to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of Oklahoma State University graduates, highlighting the value of entrepreneurship and its positive outcomes from OSU alumni, students, and the state of Oklahoma. The event also offered an opportunity to raise funds for Riata Center student programs and for students to engage with industry leaders.

“The 2nd Cowboy100 was a great success with many new Cowboy leaders and companies participating. We’re very proud of business leaders from every college on campus that have success and lead with integrity – the Cowboy Code. We’re already looking forward to seeing old friends and new ones at the 3rd Cowboy100!” – Dr. Marc A. Tower, Assistant Dean, Innovative Education and Growth, Spears School of Business
*Last update April 5, 2023.
About Tri County Tech: We’re one of Oklahoma’s first CareerTech schools and have a steadfast spirit for innovation and improvement – driving economic development since 1967. Our devotion to each other, our students, and the life-changing learning we provide fuels our pursuit of excellence. We have locations in Bartlesville, Pawhuska, and Nowata, Oklahoma. Tri County Tech is part of the Oklahoma CareerTech system, which offers programs and services in 29 technology center districts and operates on 59 campuses across the state. CareerTech plays a vital role in developing a world-class workforce for Oklahoma employers and prepares Oklahomans to succeed in the workplace, in education, and life.