The Guthrie Chamber of Commerce and MoreGuthrie.com are teaming up to bring you a weekly member spotlight series in an effort to help us get to know more about people that live, work, and contribute to our community.
This week we are featuring Doug Ogle, the Executive Director of Personnel and Secondary Education at Guthrie Public Schools.
(awesome photo by our friend Heath Shelton of Shelton’s Photography^^)
1. Tell us about your company?
Guthrie Public Schools has over 425 employees support and certified that work for the district. We average over 3,550 students per year and are the leading employer in Logan County.
2. What’s one thing that makes your company great?
The things that makes our company great is that we have a staff that cares about making a difference in a child’s life. Because of our great staff, we excel both in academics and in extra-curricular activities which creates a community of pride and respect.
3. Why is Guthrie a great community to be a part of?
I like being part of Guthrie because of the heritage and history that the city represents. The residents of Guthrie have great pride in our city and I see a community that is going to propel over the next several years.
4. Why is your company a part of the Chamber?
We are part of the Chamber to help promote the community of Guthrie and to network with all our local businesses to build a working relationship.
5. What was the last thing that made you smile?
Last thing that made me smile was this morning visiting with all the districts site secretaries as they returned from summer break and hearing their excitement in their voices for the upcoming school year.
Thank you to Mr. Ogle for participating in our series. If you are a member of the Chamber and want to be featured in our spotlight, simply attend one of the weekly Chamber coffee events and you could be next!