Steven Harpe, Office of Management and Enterprise Services director, has named Shelley Zumwalt as the agency’s chief of innovation. She most recently served as the chief of communications and strategic engagement at the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.
Zumwalt started her state service almost a decade ago as a budget analyst at OMES before overseeing communications at the OMES Employees Group Insurance Division. She then was named director of the Public Affairs division of OMES. In addition to her service at OMES, Zumwalt also served in the Office of the Governor as public affairs director.