Local & Regional
Fri June 19, 2009
Keeping Aerospace Jobs
By John Durkee
Tulsa, OK – A three day conference on aerospace and its future in Oklahoma wrapped up yesterday. Spirit Bank President and CEO Albert "Kell" Kelly says aerospace is vital to Oklahoma's prosperity.
Conference Coordinator Mary Smith says the aerospace industry is becoming very competitive and Oklahoma must do more to keep and attract the industry's high paying jobs.
Among the conference attendees was Oklahoma House Speaker Chris Benge. He says the legislature is aware of the industry's importance to Oklahoma's vitality.