Tulsa's Future: Road to Recovery

In 2021, Tulsa’s Future: Road to Recovery supported existing businesses while attracting new employers and transformative projects to the region. We worked with existing businesses to support economic stability, we attracted major employers and high-paying jobs to northeast Oklahoma, and we engaged the next generation of diverse talent. 


In 2021, Tulsa’s Future and its partners:

  • Supported the creation of 4,125 jobs.
  • Brought $421 million of capital investment to northeast Oklahoma.
  • Announced a $400 million investment and up to 2,000 new jobs from EV startup Canoo.
  • Added 2,300 electric vehicle technology and advanced manufacturing jobs.
  • Engaged 230 interns through Campus Tulsa.
  • Provided business, retention and expansion assistance to more than 75 companies in the region.
  • Supported the creation of 3,301 jobs with an average salary of more than $50,000.
  • Provided externship opportunities to 20 Black Tulsa-area high school students through Tulsa’s NextGEN Talent.
  • Hosted 45 site visits from prospective companies.

Read the full 2021 Tulsa's Future Annual Report below.

Tulsa's Future 2021 Annual Report



Thank you to our regional partners and our corporate investors for their generous support of northeast Oklahoma’s economic prosperity.


Regional Partners

Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce
Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce
Cherokee Nation
City of Bixby
City of Broken Arrow
City of Claremore
City of Collinsville
City of Glenpool
City of Jenks
City of Owasso
City of Sand Springs
City of Sapulpa
City of Skiatook
City of Tulsa
Claremore Industrial Economic Development Authority
Jenks Chamber of Commerce

MidAmerica Industrial Park
Muscogee Nation
Muskogee City-County Port Authority
Okmulgee Area Development Corporation
Osage Nation
OSUIT - Okmulgee
Owasso Chamber of Commerce
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
Rogers County
Rogers County Industrial Development Authority
Rogers State University
Sand Springs Chamber of Commerce
Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust
Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity
Tulsa County
Tulsa Ports
Wagoner County Economic Development Authority


AAON, Inc.
Advance Research Chemicals, Inc.
American Heritage Bank
American Residential Group
The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation
Arvest Bank
Ascension St. John
Bama Companies, Inc.
Bank of America
Bank of Oklahoma
Big Elk Energy Systems
Bill Knight Automotive Group
BKD CPAs & Advisors
BNSF Railway Company
Capital One Auto Finance
Case & Associates Properties, Inc.
CF Industries
Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies
Cherokee Nation
City of Tulsa
Commerce Bank
Community HigherEd
Cox Communications
CrossFirst Bank
Crowe & Dunlevy
Cyntergy AEC
Devon Energy
Don Thornton Automotive Group
Eide Bailly, LLP
Eller & Detrich, P.C.
Ernst & Young, LLP
Fabricut, Inc.
First National Bank & Trust Co. of Broken Arrow
Flintco, LLC
Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers
Gateway First Bank
George Kaiser Family Foundation
GlobalHealth, Inc.
Google, Inc.
Grant Thornton LLP
Greater Tulsa Association of REALTORS
Greenheck Group
Griffin Communications
Hall Estill
Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Hillcrest HealthCare System
Hilti, Inc.
HoganTaylor LLP
HUB International Mid-America
Hughes Lumber Co.
HydroHoist Marine Group
Jackie Cooper Imports of Tulsa, LLC
JE Dunn Construction
Jim Norton Toyota
Joshi Technologies International, Inc.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Limco Airepair
Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
Ludger’s Bavarian Cakery

Mabrey Bank
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
Manhattan Construction Group
Matrix Service Company
Mazzio’s, LLC
McElroy Manufacturing, Inc.
McGraw Realtors
MidAmerica Industrial Park
Mill Creek Lumber & Supply Co
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Nabholz Corporation
Neosource, Inc.
Northeastern State University
OG & E Electric Services
Oklahoma Aquarium
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Omni Air International
Oral Roberts University
Osage Nation
Price Family Properties
Propeller Communications
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
R.L. Hudson & Company
Reasor’s LLC
Regent Bank
Rogers State University
Saint Francis Health System
Sanguine Gas Exploration, LLC
Schnake Turnbo Frank
Security Bank
Selser Schaefer Architects
Senior Star
Stinnett & Associates, LLC
Summit Financial Group, Inc.
Sutherland Global Services
T.D. Williamson
TEDC Creative Capital
The Robson Companies, Inc.
The University of Tulsa
TTCU Federal Credit Union
Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust
Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates
Tulsa Community College
Tulsa County
Tulsa Ports
Tulsa Tech
UMB Bank
Vacuworx, LLC
Vast Bank
Walmart, Inc.
Webco Industries, Inc.
Whiptail Midstream, LLC



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