Keynote Speakers

Chancellor Allison Garrett

Keynote Speaker

Allison Garrett

Allison D. Garrett was named chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education in September 2021 following a national search. Prior to serving in executive leadership positions in public and private higher education, including as a university president, she worked for more than a decade at the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. corporate offices, holding the positions of vice president and general counsel for the corporate division and vice president of benefits compliance and planning. In those roles, Garrett led the international legal and benefits administration enterprise for the nation’s largest employer, including tax, securities, mergers and acquisitions, information technology, financial services, employment communications, and intellectual property matters. She also served as an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Garrett holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma Christian University, a juris doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law and a Master of Laws in securities regulation from Georgetown University.

Cambrey Jo Hull

Student Respondent

Cambrey Jo Hull

Cambrey Jo Hull, from Roland, OK, is graduating from the School of Arts, Sciences & Health with an Associate in Applied Science in Applied Technology. She enrolled in concurrent college classes in high school, graduated as valedictorian in 2022 and was crowned National Miss United States Agriculture.

Through her title, she traveled to twenty-six states promoting American agriculture and connecting urban youth to the industry. She also met with top agricultural leaders and promoted her platform, "Planting Seeds of Success with Disabled and At-Risk Children,” inspired by her experience with bilateral hearing loss and audio processing disorder. Public speaking events allow Hull to teach others that they can still have successful careers despite their disabilities.

Upon graduation, she will continue at OSUIT pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technical Leadership.