Duwayne Briley [Leadership '13]

Duwayne Briley, President and CEO of Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc., the parent company of Armstrong Bank of Muskogee and Republic Bank & Trust of Norman, is a 1968 graduate of Connors State College. 

After a period of teaching Vocational Agriculture at Bixby Public Schools, Briley entered the banking world and soared through the ranks, becoming President of Armstrong Bank in 1986 and later CEO.

In 2006 he took the helm of the holding company, Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc., as President and CEO. In November of 2013 he will celebrate 34 years in the Armstrong Bank Family.

Briley is active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and also serves on the Executive Board of the Indian Nations Council of Boy Scouts of America. He is on the board of directors of Armstrong Bank, Republic Bank & Trust of Norman, Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc., and the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce.

He was inducted in the Connors State College Hall of Fame in 2004.