Deidre MyersAdjunct Instructor
Deidre Myers is the principal of The Myers Group, LLC which provides professional consulting services to industry, non-profit and public organizations, specializing in economic, community and workforce analysis. Deidre previously served as the Deputy Secretary of Workforce Development, heading the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development which administered DOL WIOA funds, advised and supported the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development, and led numerous statewide initiatives to grow and upskill the state’s workforce. Deidre also managed state economic and community development programs as well as led the research, economic analysis and policy division at the OK Dept of Commerce. Deidre is a certified community researcher and completed her undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University and her graduate work at the University of Oklahoma in Economics.
Gain key insights into effective economic development research methods and associated strategies for communities.