Russ Hester serves as Associate Superintendent of Operations.
This entails providing strategic direction and oversite of the Information Technology, Facilities Management, Marketing, Transportation, Construction, Food Services and Conference Services teams. Russ joined Tulsa Tech in 2012, his prior experiences included serving as Chief Technology Officer, and then, Assistant Superintendent of Operations at Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City. Hester also worked over 20 years in various private sector organizations serving both in technical and executive management roles.
Hester was awarded Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT Leader award in 2010 and holds Oklahoma teacher and superintendent certifications, as well as the CareerTech certified administrator credential.
Hester attended OSU-OKC, University of New Mexico, University of California-Riverside, University of Central Oklahoma and Jones International University. He holds a Master of Education degree with an emphasis in online learning technologies and design.