Hannah Ralston is the Director of The Mine and I-CCEW Tulsa. Her role is to create sustainable impact, retain talent and build a culture of social innovation in Tulsa through fellowship management and community engagement.
“The best part of my job is building relationships with the Fellows, ensuring they have a great experience, helping them better understand themselves, the Tulsa community, and how to apply the skills they’ve learned through The Mine!”
Prior to joining The Mine, Hannah served at the Tulsa Area United Way in Community Investments, where she oversaw the process for the investment of $3.7 million in grants to youth development and basic needs nonprofit agencies. In this role, she was also responsible for data management and analysis for the investment process as well as training community volunteers to evaluate TAUW partner agencies’ programs and operations.
Hannah was a part of the third Mine Fellow class in Fall 2015, during which she and her teammates developed Modus, a wrap-around transportation network created to help teenagers access social services, that includes volunteer drivers and transportation training. She graduated in 3.5 years with honors from Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in English. Hannah also volunteers with Reading Partners and serves on the board of directors and marketing committee for Oxley Nature Center.
Jeff Moore is the Executive Director of I-CCEW, The Mine’s parent program at the University of Oklahoma, where he brings over 20 years of experience addressing growth and entrepreneurship in a variety of roles and institutions, across a spectrum of industries.
As President of Superior Silica Sands, an early-stage mining company, he oversaw a capital expansion that doubled capacity and introduced new products for the oil services, golf course, and industrial sand industries.
As an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm, he provided senior leadership counsel to a wide variety of manufacturing, financial, and energy businesses in capital project evaluation and execution, transaction due diligence, and strategic planning. A leader within the energy practice, Jeff was a firm expert in operational excellence and front-line change programs in energy and mining. He was McKinsey Pittsburgh’s liaison to the Pittsburgh Technology Council, and business plan screener for the city of Pittsburgh’s “Enterprize” business plan competition.
Earlier in his career, Jeff served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer, with tours of duty aboard the USS Ohio (Blue) SSBN-726, Trident Training Facility (Bangor), and the NATO submarine command staff. He is a graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power School, a graduate level program in nuclear reactor plant theory and operations.
Jeff is a graduate of Rice University, with degrees in Electrical Engineering (solid state electronics focus) and Economics. He holds a masters degree in Applied Physics from the University of Washington (with a focus on nano-engineering), and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with majors in finance, accounting, and strategy.