Association and Corporate Management Tailored to YOU

20

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

140

HAPPY CLIENTS

700

MEETINGS  AND EVENTS

20

NEW ASSOCIATIONS FORMED

...and counting

Working with CDS has been a wonderful experience. They provide excellent service with great attention to detail. They are super responsive, professional and overall great to work with!

 Anne Adams

CPA, Chapman Foundations Management, LLC: Program Chair, Oklahoma Healthcare Financial Management Association

Full-Service Association Management

We provide everything to make your association successful from membership and finances to communication and management.

Corporate

Services

Let us help your company fill in administrative "gaps" while improving performance and efficiency.

Select Association Services

Need an individual service? We provide many different select services to meet your specific needs.

OUR TEAM

The people behind Cothran Development

Somerlyn Cothran
President & CEO

 

580.332.4710 ext 103

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Since founding the company in 2001, Cothran has managed hundreds of national and local fundraising efforts, national & state trade associations, nonprofits, and political action committees. In addition to Cothran and the company’s leadership in the arena of trade association management and development, CDS is also regarded as one of the top non-profit and political fundraising firms in the country, with clients in over 15 states. Cothran is currently the head of development for the largest national women’s conservative group in the country, Independent Women’s Voice and Forum and served as a finance consultant to past U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney and former President Donald Trump.
 
She was named a 2005 Rising Star in Politics by Campaigns and Elections magazine and was a co- founder and is the current President of the National Association of Political Fundraisers. She is an active member in the National Association Management Company Institute, The American Society of Association Executives and is a certified administrator of the MBTI®. Locally, she is a past president and a board member of the Ada City Schools Foundation and serves on the board of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center and the Advisory Boards of the Mama T’s Homeless Shelter and TLC Therapeutic Riding Center. With her passion for education, in 2015 she was appointed by former OK Governor Mary Fallin to serve on the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Board.
 
Cothran was a member of Leadership Oklahoma Class XVII, named an Oklahoma Achiever Under 40 in 2012 and was a 2014 and 2015 Oklahoma “Woman of the Year” finalist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Tulsa and a Master’s Degree in Human Relations and Organizational Development from the University of Oklahoma.

Jamie Whitefield
Senior Vice President

& COO

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Naomi Lemon
Senior Vice President of Communications

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Casidy McMeans

Senior Database Manager

 

 

580.332.4710 ext 108

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Janet Ranallo

Senior Project &

Association Manager

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Ann Cook

Senior Project &

Association Manager

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Shyanna Sloan

Project Manager

 

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Ashley Clapper
Administrative &

Membership Assistant

580.332.4710 ext 107

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Hannah Pope
Assistant to the President

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Rebecca Cline

Communications Assistant

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CONTACT US

Over the phone or online

2313 N Broadway

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

nlemon@cothrandevelopment.com

580-332-4710 ex 104

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