J. Kevin Stitt is the 28th governor of Oklahoma. Stitt is leading the state with a vision to become Top Ten in critical categories, from government efficiency to job growth, infrastructure, education, and healthcare.
Governor Stitt is an Oklahoman entrepreneur and businessman who founded a mortgage company, Gateway, in 2000 with $1,000 and a computer. By delivering strong leadership and vision, Stitt grew Gateway into a nationwide mortgage company that today employs 1,200 people, has 164 field offices in 41 states, and holds a loan servicing portfolio of more than $16 billion.
Governor Stitt is a fourth-generation Oklahoman, raised in Norman where his dad was a pastor of a Bible church and spent many summers as a youth in Skiatook where his grandfather owned a dairy farm. Stitt graduated from Norman High School and worked his way through Oklahoma State University by selling books with the Southwestern Company. Stitt is a man driven by faith and family. He has been married to his wife, Sarah, for 21 years. Together, they have six children and call Tulsa home.