Frank W. Merrick enjoys many roles and they all help him serve others. He is President of Foundation Management, Vice President of the Merrick Foundation, and President of Ward S. Merrick, Inc., where he manages all aspects related to oil, gas, real estate and venture capital investments.
Most of Frank’s work involves helping individuals, companies and foundations connect with and support causes that matter to them. He founded Foundation Management to streamline operations for foundations, and since 2000 he and his staff have supported givers and foundations throughout Oklahoma and nationally.
Through the years Frank has volunteered extensively. He served as Past Chair of the Memorial Hospital of Southern Oklahoma, the Ardmore Development Authority, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. He founded the Homeless Alliance in Oklahoma City and continues to serve as a board member. He also serves on the board of the Palomar Oklahoma City Family Justice Center and as Chair of the Crossings Community Clinic.
Prior to launching Foundation Management, Frank was Vice President of Trust Sales for Bank of Oklahoma and Vice President of Development for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Frank and his wife, Debbi, travel as much as their schedules allow. While they enjoy exploring other places, they always love coming home to Oklahoma.