TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Business & Legal News is once again proud to recognize many of Tulsa’s most distinguished women with our 2014 Women of Distinction awards.
These honorees show a person does not have to sacrifice personal fulfillment for professional success, but can have both, and still have plenty of time and energy left over to give back to the community.
Having it all is always a challenge, though, and most of these women acknowledged the delicacy of the balance they have found between work and home, but spoke also of the importance of success in both.
Their professional accomplishments range across the spectrum–they are public servants, attorneys, entrepreneurs, financial experts, and captains of industry. They are also soccer moms, devoted wives, sisters, and daughters.
And, they all devote immeasurable time and resources to the betterment of the community.
To arrive at this class of honorees, Tulsa Business & Legal News first solicited notable women from the community. Upon receiving those, our staff of editors chose the candidates we felt were most deserving of the award. This was a monumental challenge, but we know we have many years ahead of us to recognize all the deserving women not on this year’s list.
We want to thank the women included in this class for both their participation in our event and also their devotion to the larger community of Tulsa. It most certainly would not be the same without them.
Mary Kreider Vrooman
Mary Kreider Vrooman of TriArch Architecture has been the owner/director of interiors since 2006.
She focuses on eliminating inefficiencies and considering new ways of obtaining income outside of architecture and design. As the director of interiors, Vrooman designs interior space, reviews overall space plans, and selects finishes and lighting. She also manages expectations and spends ample time working with 3-D rendering software to help clients better visualize spaces.
Vrooman earned a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University in 2001. She has also earned professional licensing from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ). Her experience also includes stints at Campbell Brothers in Stillwater and Sparks Architecture as an interior designer.