Meet Our Leaders

Alison Anthony,

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alison Anthony joined TAUW in August 2017, after serving as President of the Williams Foundation and Director of Strategic Outreach at Williams. Previously, Anthony served as Director of Community Relations and Diversity, Director of Employee Relations, and Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant at Williams.

She previously chaired the Tulsa Area United Way’s Strategic Planning Initiative. She also is a member of several professional organizations including the Association of Women in Communications and Leadership Oklahoma, among others.

Alison has served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations in the Tulsa area, including the Tulsa Area United Way, Tulsa Community Foundation, Community Action Project (CAP – Tulsa), Community Service Council, and more.

She received master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Oklahoma State University and has completed several leadership training programs, including the Harvard Talent Pipeline Development Program, University of Tulsa Mini-MBA, and senior human resources professional certification from the Society of Human Resources Management.



John R. Hewitt
2018 Board CHAIR

PRESIDENT and CEO - Matrix Service Company

John R. Hewitt is President and Chief Executive Officer at Matrix Service Company. Before joining Matrix in 2011, John spent 25 years working for various Engineering and Construction operating businesses of Aker Solutions ASA (Aker) and its predecessor companies.

With a genuine passion for the industry, Matrix and its employees, John has spent his entire career in the engineering, procurement, and construction industry. His career spans more than 40 years, working in roles that include craftsperson, field and project management and a variety of managerial and executive positions. He is unrelenting when it comes to driving his company’s culture and core values which include safety, integrity, stewardship, positive relationships, community service and delivering the best.

John earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Stetson University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. He has been a member of the Construction Industry Institute (CII) since the mid-1990s and has served on various research and standing committees. He is currently a member of CII’s Executive Committee.

On a personal level, John believes community service is both a privilege and an obligation. In addition to his volunteer work with the Tulsa Area United Way, he serves on the Salvation Army Advisory board, where he and his wife, Dede, co-chaired the 2015 William Booth Society dinner, and also serves on the boards for the State of Oklahoma’s Junior Achievement, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Committee of 100. John is immediate past chairman of Visit Tulsa for the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce.



Rob Martinovich

Vice PRESIDENT and Chief Administrative Officer - ONEOK

Rob Martinovich is executive vice president and chief administrative officer of ONEOK, responsible for human resources, corporate services and information technology. Previously, he served as executive vice president, commercial, and executive vice president, operations, of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners.

In 2012, Martinovich served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners. He was ONEOK’s chief operating officer, responsible for ONEOK’s natural gas distribution and energy services operating segments, as well as the company’s environmental, safety and health, and technical services organizations from 2009 through 2011. He also served as president of ONEOK Partners’ natural gas gathering and processing business from 2007 to 2009.

Prior to joining ONEOK in 2007, he was group vice president of environment, health and safety, operations and technical services of DCP Midstream, LLC. Martinovich joined DCP Midstream in 2000 as senior vice president, responsible for the Permian Basin assets, and in 2002 was named senior vice president responsible for the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain assets.

Before joining DCP Midstream, Martinovich was senior vice president of GPM Gas Corporation, the natural gas gathering, processing and marketing subsidiary of Phillips Petroleum Company.

Active in industry affairs, Martinovich served as president of the Gas Processors Association from 2004 to 2006. In the community, he currently serves on the board of directors for the Tulsa Area United Way and the YMCA of Greater Tulsa.