Steven DowSteven Dow, Executive Director
Steven Dow has been Executive Director of CAP Tulsa since 1992. For over 20 years, Dow has driven the mission of CAP Tulsa: to help families in need achieve economic self-sufficiency.

The agency’s vision for the future is that children grow up and achieve economic success so that their children are not born into poverty.



Karen KielyKaren Kiely, Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining CAP Tulsa in November 2008, Karen Kiely spent 17 years at The Bama Companies, Inc. in a variety of management positions. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Research & Development. Kiely’s initial experience in food manufacturing was gained as general manager of the Beijing Bama Food Processing Co. Ltd. in China for four years. There she managed a joint venture food manufacturing facility from start-up, hiring and supervising 75 Chinese staff. Before joining The Bama Companies, Kiely spent five years in international banking as a credit officer with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in New York, Taipei, and Hong Kong. Kiely holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, and a bachelor’s in economics with majors in marketing and international business from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


CAP Tulsa Board of Directors

  • George Charlton, Jr.
  • Brad Cunningham
  • Kevin David
  • Anita Ede – Secretary
  • Ed Fariss
  • Greg Graham – President
  • Jesse Guardiola
  • Kirt Hartzler
  • Jonathan Joiner- Treasurer
  • Bernard Mason
  • Phil McCoy – Vice President
  • Brian Paschal
  • Paula Settoon
  •  Steve Tiger