Brian A. Post

Brian A. Post
Senior Director, Strategic Research and Development
Division of Strategic Development
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
580-924-8280 ext. 2949
Cell: 580-380-5104
bpost@choctawnation.com

Mr. Post's experience includes 20 years of financial analysis, new venture start-ups, acquisitions and divestitures (A&D), strategic planning, investments, business development, economic and community development, and project management in industries such as telecommunications, gaming and hospitality, media, oil and gas services, manufacturing, food and beverage, real estate, and aerospace. Mr. Post heads up the newly created Strategic Research & Development (R&D) business unit for the Choctaw Nation Division of Commerce. He is also the lead for the Choctaw Nation's UASIPP and led the team that submitted the successful application to the FAA. Prior to the Strategic R&D role, he led and managed the strategic investments portfolio of approximately $90 million for Choctaw Global, a tribally owned LLC division of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

Prior to managing the strategic investments portfolio at Choctaw Global, Mr. Post successfully managed Economic Development and several special projects for the Choctaw Nation including: 1) leading the team converting paper real estate records to digital GIS mapping files; 2) leading the team that rolled out the Choctaw Development Fund which invests in communities throughout Southeast Oklahoma; and 3) leading the team and efforts to get a $750,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration.

Prior to joining the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma in 2015, Mr. Post has held various roles over the years in several different organizations. He has personally led and closed ten Acquisitions and Divestitures valued at over $50 million; he was an integral team member in two business start-ups now valued at over $1 billion, one of which went public in 2014; and has led many teams in post-acquisition integration projects, financial planning and analysis, new business systems integration and optimization, negotiations, and dispute resolutions.

Mr. Post has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Denver in Denver, CO and a Master of Business Administration degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK.