G. Rainey Williams, Jr. joined the board in 2018, appointed by Governor Mary Fallin.
He is president of Marco Capital Group, A Limited Partnership, a privately owned investment partnership operating in Texas, Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States., and Kestrel Investments, Inc., an entity under the common control of Williams and Marco. Marco has been an active private investor over the last 25+ years, investing well in excess of $25 million in a broad number of private equity, real estate and other alternative investments. Williams has led Marco since it and its predecessors were established in 1989. He has been involved in multiple development projects in the Oklahoma City area, including BOK Plaza, Grand Centre, and 3 & 5 Corporate Plaza.
Williams is an experienced advisor to financial services and investment firms, serving as lead independent director of BancFirst Corporation, and on the boards of American Trailer Works Inc., and American Fidelity Variable Annuity Fund Anumerous other private companies.
Williams has served as an adjunct professor in the graduate program (MBA) at Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has also held significant offices and/or board positions for numerous charitable organizations including the United Way of Metro Oklahoma City, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and YMCA Retirement Fund in New York. He is a life member and former chairman of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, and the Regional Food Bank. Currently, he serves as chair of the board of the Regional Food Bank Foundation, chair of the Dean McGee Eye Institute Foundation, and treasurer of the State Fair of Oklahoma.
Williams earned a B.B.A. degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University and a law degree from the University Of Oklahoma College Of Law.