OKLAHOMA CITY (August 6, 2014) — Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity today announced the election of three new members to its board of directors: Joshua Fahrenbruck, vice president, J.P. Morgan Private Bank; Mark McBride, State Representative, District 53; and Patrick Lippmann, senior vice president at BancFirst.
“All three of our newest board members embody the spirit of community and fellowship we share at Habitat for Humanity,” said Ann Felton Gilliland, president and CEO of Habitat. “I appreciate Joshua, Mark and Patrick, and their willingness to bring their unique talents and expertise to our board. We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue our work to provide safe and secure housing to Oklahomans.”
Joshua Fahrenbruck is a native Oklahoman and has been with J.P. Morgan since July 2013, providing world-class investment advice and service to high net worth clients. Prior to his position at J.P. Morgan, Fahrenbruck served as communications director at Kimray, a manufacturer of control equipment used in oil and gas production.
Fahrenbruck is an active member of the philanthropic Oklahoma City community, sitting on boards for the Redbud Classic, The Downtown Club and Allied Arts. He is a member of Rotary Club 29 and Leadership Oklahoma City Class 30.
Representative Mike McBride is a respected businessman and community leader who has earned a reputation for helping people and getting results. McBride was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012 and has served as vice-chair of the House Utility and Environmental Regulation Committee and the House Judiciary Committee.
McBride is the owner of McBride Construction and Roofing, as well as McBride Homes. He is a co-founder of Shelter Oklahoma Schools, having helped raise more than $2.2 million to build shelters in Oklahoma Schools. In addition to his private-sector experience, McBride is a member of the Moore and South Oklahoma City Chambers of Commerce, as well as the Central Oklahoma Homebuilders Association.
Patrick Lippmann is a native Oklahoman and has been with BancFirst since 2001, responsible for the development of new lending and depository relationships with commercial real estate developers. Lippmann is a veteran commercial real estate lender with more than 35 years of lending and special asset management service. He served as a court-appointed receiver, as a general contractor and as a subsequent developer for bank owners and as an instructor in real estate lending courses for banks and for the American Institute of Banking – Midwest.
Lippmann is also a member of the BancFirst Acquisition Deployment Team, responsible for valuation of loan portfolios of acquired institutions.
A dedicated community leader, Lippmann serves on several nonprofit boards, including chairman of the Friends of Scouting for Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America, and an executive board member of the Central and Western Chapter of the American Red Cross.
About Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity
Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that provides affordable housing for hardworking, limited-income families. The organization has built more than 700 new homes in central Oklahoma since 1990, all sold at cost and with no interest charged. For more information, visit www.cocfh.org or call (405) 232-4828.