FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (2/21/14)--Gary Jones will retire as president of the Oklahoma Credit Union Association, a division of the Cornerstone Credit Union League, effective March 31.
Jones was instrumental in the consolidation of the Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas leagues in 2013 (Leaguer Feb. 20).
Nate Webb, a partner with the lobby firm Capitol Gains LLC, has been selected to replace Jones. Capitol Gains has previously represented the Oklahoma Credit Union League.
From 2007 to 2011, Webb was chief of staff in the office of U.S. Rep Mary Fallin (R-Okla.), who is now Oklahoma's governor. From 2003 to 2006, he served as chief of staff when Fallin was lieutenant governor. U.S. Rep. Steve Largent (R-Okla.) selected Webb as his communication director when Largent was a candidate for governor in 2002.
Webb graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma majoring in journalism and political science. Also, from 1975 to 1979, he served in the U.S. Navy.