Director of Public Affairs
Lori Henderson has been with the Ponca City Development Authority since 2012. She came to PCDA from the Marland Children’s Home, having been their development officer, and from multiple years with Bryan and Little, CPAs. She currently handles the Authority’s accounting and financial duties, as well as new business development, public affairs, graphic design and website enhancements.
Lori is originally from Blackwell, OK. Upon graduation, she attended Oklahoma State University where she graduated with a BA in Advertising in 2002. She is currently on the Marland Estate Commission which oversees the Marland Mansion and Estate, and serves as Chair of the Economic Restructuring Committee for Ponca City Main Street. She is active with the Ponca City Art Center, the Ponca City Chamber and her Alpha Chi Omega Alumni group.
She married the love of her life, Josh, in 2009. They have two children, Layton and Ava. Lori enjoys helping to preserve Ponca City and it’s rich history, working in the garden, playing with her children and giving her husband a hard time.