Daniel Pullin was appointed dean and the Fred E. Brown Chair of the Michael F. Price College of Business April 1, 2014, after serving as interim dean since July 1, 2013. Pullin serves as an executive officer of the University of Oklahoma and teaches each semester in Price College, where he received the OU Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Pullin most recently served as University vice president for strategic planning and economic development and chairman of OU’s Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW), which is now part of Price College’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Division. Prior to joining OU in 2006, Pullin served as vice president of strategy and business development for Home Interiors & Gifts following his tenure at McKinsey & Company, a global consulting firm, and Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, a leading private equity fund. Pullin serves on the board for the Norman Economic Development Coalition and has served on the boards for The Oklahoma Academy, and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. Pullin is also on the Board of Advocates for OU’s Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education’s K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal and is a member of the Rotary Club 29 of Oklahoma City. Pullin, a licensed attorney, holds degrees in accounting, finance and law from OU and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Tamara, have two sons, Parker and Halsey.