Kindt Steven Myers was born and raised in Oklahoma. He graduated Valedictorian with honors in Edmond, OK, and has made his home in Oklahoma City. Kindt had his start in restaurants at a young age, and went on to become Director of Catering for A Good Egg Dining Group, whose portfolio includes RED Primesteak, Cheeverâ€™s Cafe, Cheeverâ€™s Catering & Events, Iron Starr Urban Barbecue, and RePUBlic Gastropub. From restaurants, Kindt moved into banquets and conference services management for Hilton, then Marcus Hotels, and, finally, W Dallas-Victory Hotel and Residences in Dallas, TX, and Chicago, IL. His passion is special-event planning, with a focus on social events, such as galas, festivals and weddings. An active volunteer and civic leader, Kindt volunteers with many local organizations, including Paseo Artist Awards, Festival of the Arts and The Oklahoma City Philharmonic. He also serves on the advisory boards of The Culinary Institute of Platt College, The School of Culinary Arts at Francis Tuttle Technology Center, and deadCENTER Film Fesitval. Kindt is President of the Board of OKC Pride, and State Director of the Oklahoma Wedding Network. He is also an ordained minister.
Jeffrey grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated Putnam City North High School in 1997. He then join the United States Navy and was stationed in Pearl Harbor Hawaii until 2002. During his time in the Navy he attended the University of Honolulu. After his service Jeffrey moved to New York City and was a national make-up artist. In 2010 Jeffrey moved back to Oklahoma City and has been working in the medical field since then. Jeffrey is very active in several organizations and also with in the pageant world where he owns several state pageants with his best friend. Jeffrey is very excited and looking forward to an amazing year. He is very proud to serve this community as Vice President of OKC Pride.
Brandon Beard joined the OKC Pride Board of Directors in October 2013. He has spent more than 20 years in the fields of communication and journalism. He served former State Superintendent Sandy Garrett as her speech writer and press aide for several years, worked as a staff writer for the Oklahoma Gazette, freelanced for multiple local, national and international news organizations (including Agence France Presse) and was the owner and publisher of Loud Magazine. Currently, Brandon works for a major telecommunications company. He lives in Oklahoma City with his partner of eight years.
Blaine Moore grew up in southern Kansas and was a high school math teacher in south central and southwest Kansas for 15 years. He moved to Oklahoma City in 1993 and worked for a tutoring center as a math instructor and then was promoted to director. He bought the center in 2002 and continues to be active with that business. Blaine is a member of the south Chamber where he is active with the education committee. He is also active in his church having served as elder, deacon, Sunday School teacher, and a leader in the Stephen Ministry program. He and his partner, Hank, have been together for 22 years. Blaine is pleased to be able to serve our community as treasurer of the Pride Board.