Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Michael Hairston is executive vice president, chief operating officer, and member of TCO’s Board of Directors. He has been in the trust industry for 40 years, 28 of those with Trust Company of Oklahoma.

Before joining TCO, he served as vice president of the private financial services group of the Bank of Oklahoma. Prior to this, he managed the personal trust division at Valley Bank and Trust Company in Salt Lake City, Utah. Michael began his trust career in 1981 with Utica National Bank and Trust Company.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Oklahoma State University and completed the National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University.

Michael has been designated a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor by the Institute of Certified Bankers. He is a former director and president of the Tulsa Estate Planning Forum and former director of the Green Country Council Camp Fire USA. Michael is also a member of the Rotary Club of Tulsa, where he is a Paul Harris Fellow and a Club Foundation Fellow.



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