Meinders school of business
Distinguished Alumni

Meinders School of Business is pleased to honor Jennifer Grigsby as our 2014 Distinguished Alumni


Jennifer M. Grigsby

Jennifer Grigsby

Jennifer M. Grigsby, a native of Oklahoma City, most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Strategic Planning for Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Jennifer's responsibilities included Chesapeake’s budget, capital allocation, portfolio management, overall enterprise strategy, enterprise risk management, corporate reserve reporting, and facilities management. Previously Jennifer served as Senior Vice President Treasurer and Corporate Secretary for Chesapeake. Prior to joining Chesapeake in 1995, Jennifer worked as an accountant for Deloitte & Touche LLP and Commander Aircraft Company.

Jennifer received a BS degree in Accounting in 1991 from Oklahoma State University and her MBA from Oklahoma City University in 1999. Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Equity Professional. She is a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

During 2013, Jennifer was elected as Chair of the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association Board of Directors and was inducted into the William S. Spears School of Business Hall of Fame. In 2011, Jennifer was inducted into the Wilton T. Anderson Hall of Fame by the School of Accounting in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. In 2004, she was named to the inaugural class of The Journal Record’s “Achievers Under 40” and was included in the OKCBusiness “Forty Under 40” list in 2007 and Oklahoma Magazine’s “40 Under 40” list in 2008. Jennifer is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City and has been a member of the Junior League of Oklahoma City since 1994. Jennifer serves on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, Leadership Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Heritage Association, The Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City and CrossFirst Holdings. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Oklahoma State University Foundation, the “Associates” for the William S. Spears School of Business, the Spears School of Business Accounting Advisory Board and is a founding council member of Women for OSU.

An avid sports, Oklahoma State University Cowboy and OKC Thunder fan, Jennifer is married to Steve and has 2 boys, Reid, 13, and Jack, 10.