MIO Leadership

Emily Shuping

– Marketing Coordinator, Made in Oklahoma Coalition
– OK Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
– Market Development Division

Emily Shuping is the Marketing Coordinator for the Made in Oklahoma Coalition and has been employed by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry for the past two years. Emily received her Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness from Oklahoma State University in December 2015 and is currently working toward her Master’s degree in International Agriculture from OSU.

Courtney Phelps-Talbot

– MIO President
– Vice-President of Operations Mountain View Meats

Courtney is the Vice-President of Operations at Mountain View Meat Company located in Stilwell, Oklahoma. She represents the 3rd generation of Phelps’ contributing to the legacy of her family. Courtney has been a member of the Made in Oklahoma Coalition since 2013 and is the first female to ever serve as President of the Coalition.

Chris Field

– MIO (Interim) Vice-President
– President/CEO Field’s Pies

Chris Field, President/CEO of Field’s Pies in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He is currently the Treasurer of the MIO and a past President. He has been with the MIO for the last 18 years.

Jenefier Wickham

– MIO Secretary
– General Manager Amelia Creamery

Jenefier Wickham is the General Manager of Amelia Creamery located in Nowata, Oklahoma.  Jenefier has worked for the company since it launched in January of 2017. She has served her community as worship leader, Sunday school and youth leader, PTO Fundraiser Chair, Relay For Life team captain, Big Brothers & Sisters Board member, Bowl for Kids Sake event Chair and Main Street Treasurer.  She has been a member of the MIO Coalition since 2018 and currently serves as MIO Board Secretary.


Brian Jackson

– MIO Treasurer
– President & COO Woody Candy Company

Brian Jackson has been the President & COO of Woody Candy Company and a member of MIO since 2014. Prior to Woody Candy Company Brian worked for the consulting firm Deloitte Consulting. He also served on active duty in the United States Navy in response to the attacks on 9/11. Brian was born and raised in Oklahoma City and currently serves as the MIO Treasurer.

David Brooks

– MIO Legislative Liaison
– National Retail Sales Manager Shawnee Mills

David Brooks, National Retail Sales Manager for Shawnee Milling Co. is currently the spokesperson for MIO. He also manages the legislative communication for the Coalition. Shawnee Mills is one of the founding companies of the Made in Oklahoma Coalition, and David is one of the seven original members.