for State Representatives- House District 99
(Oklahoma City, OK) Brittane Grant of Oklahoma City announced today that she is running for State Representative in House District 99.
Brittanè Grant born in Idabel, Oklahoma, moved to Oklahoma City after graduating from Idabel High School. Brittanè attended the University of Central Oklahoma earning her undergraduate degree in Business Management. Shortly thereafter, she acquired a Master’s in business administration (M.B.A) from Southern Nazarene University, and recently received a diploma focusing on Economic Development from the University of Oklahoma in partnership with the International Economic Development Council. In a career that spans over 10 years, Brittane’ has served in a leadership role facilitating and creatively implementing economic development programs in Oklahoma City.
Currently Brittané serves as an Economic Developer, specializing in workforce development, for The Oklahoma Department of Commerce, which is a continuum in her professional business impact. Prior to her current position, Brittane was the Manager of Talent and Business Growth for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. The scope of her professional involvement and leadership reaches all over the state of Oklahoma and its communities. She leads her own economic development consulting firm, 5 East Consulting, which leverages the power of markets to create jobs, fuel income growth, and improve the quality of life in rural and underserved communities.
In her work, Brittane oversees three committees on the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development- The Business Engagement Committee, Education and Career Pathways, and Healthcare. Brittane’s community work includes serving as a committee member of the 23rd Street’s Commercial District- The East End, being the President of the Wellness Initiative which is a non-profit organization who contributes to the underserved communities in Oklahoma, being a part of the Leadership Council at the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank, serving in the African American Alumni Chapter for the University of Central Oklahoma, and working alongside many agencies as a community partner to help develop partnerships between businesses and education throughout the state.
When Brittane isn’t working, she’s hanging out in what she calls her favorite “hood”- motherhood. She’s the mother of 3 beautiful children, Kennidee, Kevin and Karter.
“I would absolutely love to win this office, I try to be everything I can and more for my kids. Children can’t be what they don’t see. However, it’s not always about winning, there are lessons in everything, my children will see that I have the courage, work ethic, and willpower to do anything I set my mind to, that’s my responsibility as a mom. Exposure.”
Brittane’s platform is Economic Development, Healthcare, and Education.
“To the House District 99 community and friends, I am absolutely ready to get to work. I will represent the community with the same fearless tenacity that has characterized my work all over the State. I believe in an economy and communities that are continuously growing, equitable, and sustainable. I have a proven track record of success in economic and workforce development. I know what it takes to create an economy that works for everyone. I will continue to work on initiatives that invest in our economy, healthcare, and education. I will continue my work to attract new businesses, retain the businesses we have and help expand our current commercial footprint.
I want District 99 to see my heart.
To serve humbly but be fiercely present and accountable. Change is inevitable, the results however, depend on the choices we make.
It will take all of our voices to meet the needs of the community. We are better, together.”