Who We Are
Our Staff | Our Board
Jack Lenox (Coquille)
Jack Lenox is a member of the Coquille Indian Tribe and Principal of JHL LLC, a business development and project management group. In addition to his position as the Chairman of ONABEN’s Board of Directors, he is a member of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Oregon Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, and the President of the West Lane Translators Board of Directors. Mr. Lenox is a Member Representative on the Coquille Indian Tribe Investments Committee. His former positions include Co-Chair of the Oregon Government to Government Economic Development Cluster, Manager of New Business Development and Strategy at IBM NSC, Project Manager at IBM, Business Development Manager at IntelliMark, Manager of Sales and Marketing at IntelliMark, Restaurant Owner/Operator/Chef, Restaurant Operations General Manager, and Vice President/Owner of Compass Travel.
Aurolyn Stwyer (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)
Warm Springs OR
Aurolyn Stwyer, a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, is the owner of Red Skye Trading Post and Pawn Shop in Warm Springs, Oregon. She previously owned a mechanical logging family business and a marketing, sales, and consulting services business. Ms. Stwyer is a co-founder of the Potlatch Fund, a Native American philanthropy organization based in Seattle, Washington and formerly served as a member on the Tribal Council for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Her impressive educational accomplishments include a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s degree and Ph.D studies in Human and Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Nathan Segal (Eastern Band of Cherokee)
Nathan Segal formerly served as an advisor to the Assistant Administrator at the U.S. Small Business Administration in Washington, D.C., in the Office of Native American Affairs, which promotes and enhances small business services and opportunities for Native Americans. In this role, Mr. Segal worked to construct investment models for tribes, taking into consideration the unique financing options available to Native American entrepreneurs and businesses throughout the federal government. Nathan completed his undergraduate education at Stanford and Yale Universities, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa as a Rhodes Scholarship Finalist and Truman and Udall Scholar.
Mary Burchett is the Market Manager for Bank of America in Tulsa, OK. She has extensive banking experience with strong relationship in the non-profit community. Her areas of expertise include credit analysis, problem analysis and resolution and client development and retention. She also has commercial lending experience and currently serves on the Mental Health Association Oklahoma board.
Elaine Daly is a District Manager with Tommy Hilfiger covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Ms. Daly is a skilled and effective verbal and written communicator, HR strategist and coordinator with exceptional customer service background.