The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of OK welcomes Felecia Freeman back to serve on the State Board.  She is filling the position that Ethan Beshirs previously held.  Ethan needed to step down for professional reasons.  The AICCO appreciates Ethan’s valuable contribution.

Felecia Freeman is a Citizen Potawatomi tribal member who has worked for the Nation for 12 years. She is a commercial loan officer and a certified credit counselor for the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, where she has assisted in making over $40 million in loans to Native American entrepreneurs. She is the CPCDC liaison for the Comanche Nation Revolving Loan Fund in Lawton, Oklahoma and coordinates the credit-counseling program for CPN tribal members.

She is active in the community, serving on the board for the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma, Treasurer for the Neighboring 101 Board, Shawnee Leadership Committee Member, and as an Ambassador for the Greater Shawnee Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), The Native Community Development Financial Institution Network (NCN), and the Oklahoma Native Asset Coalition (ONAC).  She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.