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Jerrod Shouse is the president of Shouse & Associates Consulting, and has more than fifteen years experience in Oklahoma’s legislative and political arenas.

Jerrod began his career on the staff of Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, where he served six years. He acted both as the governor’s personal assistant and also as a policy advisor to the governor on a variety of issues, including education, economic development, energy, and transportation.

Later, Jerrod served as the university press secretary for University of Oklahoma President David Boren. In this role Jerrod was the spokesperson for Boren and the entire university to local and national media. Jerrod also served a dual role at OU as special assistant to the president for university outreach, which included state legislative relations

Jerrod is active in the Oklahoma City civic community. He is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City and is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, the state’s largest and oldest civic club. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club 29 Foundation, the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, and the Oklahoma Arts Institute Foundation. He previously was the Board Secretary for the Downtown Club of Oklahoma City. Jerrod also serves on the Education and Workforce Development Committee at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. He was recently named an “Achiever Under 40″ by the Journal Record, and “Forty Under 40″ by OKC Business magazine.

He is a native of Grove, is a fifth generation Oklahoman, and earned the rank of Eagle Scout as a youth. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned a B.A. in public affairs and administration. Jerrod is married to Jamie Mozola Shouse, an attorney, and they have two daughters, Avery and Claire.