Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby Named Oklahoma’s Most Powerful Person

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby is the most powerful Oklahoman, according to OKC FRIDAY‘s survey of heads of state. Bill Lance, Jr., Commerce Secretary for the Chickasaw Nation, came in 18th.

Anoatubby beat several other powerful Oklahomans for the top spot, including Governor Kevin Stitt, Senator James Lankford and several bankers, investors, mayors, members of Congress, a former Miss America, the CEO of Hobby Lobby, as well as CEOs of energy companies.

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