Board Members

President - Joshua Hinkle, MPA


Hinkle works as Vice-President, Treasury Management Officer for Republic Bank & Trust in his hometown of Norman, OK.

With 15 years in the financial industry and 13 years working with various non-profits, he has been able to find a balance between serving small-businesses and non-profits, with the understanding that our community is only as strong as the organizations that it is comprised of.

Hinkle received his B.A in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and his Master’s in Public Administration from Randall University.

Hinkle was the recipient of the Journal Record Achievers Under 40 Award in 2018, as well as the Next Under 40 Award presented by the Norman Chamber of Commerce in 2016.  Hinkle also received the Outstanding Program Award from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence in 2013 for his efforts in response with the Moore Public Schools Foundation to the May 20th, 2013 tornado.

In addition to serving as the President for the Eastside Business Association, Hinkle is also a member of the Norman Arts Council Board, The Norman Chamber of Commerce / Norman Next, Legacy Rotary of Norman, Cleveland County Duck’s Unlimited, and an Alumni of the Citizen’s Police Academy of Norman.  As well as actively fund raises for the United Way, Bridges, and The Center for Children and Families.

Hinkle lives in Norman with his wife of 10 years, Chelsea and their two daughters, Madison and Avery.