July 14, 2021
New leadership roles announced at Metro Tech
Metro Tech is pleased to announce new leadership roles effective July 14 and Aug. 2. The employees and new roles were approved during a meeting by the board of education on July 13.
Zac Gleason serves as the site director for Metro Tech’s South Bryant Campus effective July 14. His responsibilities are supervising faculty and staff, overseeing new construction being completed for the new Public Service Academy, and fostering new and current partnerships in the community. In his 6th year, he was the assistant site director to South Bryant Campus, assistant director for the Information Technology Center and Metro Career Academy at the Springlake Campus. Gleason said, “Making a difference in the lives of our students is our moto.” Formerly an administrator at Little Axe Public Schools, Gleason has been an educator for 21 years.
Jeremiah Graham serves as the director of enrollment and student services effective July 14. He is responsible for research and development of programs, facilitating a program review system, maintaining compliance with state, federal and regulatory agencies, the advisement and recruitment of all full-time programs and, supporting students in their pursuit of quality career training as they strive to acquire skills and achieve career goals. Prior, he served as the assistant director for STEM programs. Graham has been employed since 2011 with Metro Tech.
New to Metro Tech is Jessica Martinez-Brooks. She was named the Senior Director of Strategic Communications and Transformation effective Aug. 2. Her role will oversee and manage the organization’s external and internal communications.
Martinez-Brooks said, “The educational opportunities provided by the technology centers are game changers for so many. With genuine relationships built around community needs, I believe we can provide post-secondary opportunities to new audiences and help Oklahoma stakeholders understand the importance Metro Tech plays in workforce education and the development of vital Oklahoma industries.”
Martinez-Brooks brings 21 years of experience in community college and university environments including grant writing and management, strategic planning, and community relations. She was the former director of diversity enrichment programs at the University of Oklahoma.
Superintendent and CEO Aaron Collins said, “We are grateful for the vast knowledge and experience these leaders bring to Metro Tech to better serve our students, districts and area businesses.”
About Metro Tech
One of the largest and most diverse technology centers in Oklahoma, Metro Tech has four campuses offering short-term, career and customized business training. Campuses are located in South Oklahoma City, Northeast Oklahoma City, the Will Rogers Airport and Downtown Oklahoma City. www.metrotech.edu